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" 'wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy ; " ' but sacred Scripture tells us that Joshua commanded " ' the sun to stand still, and not the earth  "
A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom - Page 125
by Andrew Dickson White - 1922
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History of Interpretation: Eight Lectures Preached Before the University of ...

Frederic William Farrar - Bible - 1886 - 553 pages
...antipodes ; and the Spanish theologians that there could be a western hemisphere. " Who," asks Calvin, " will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit ? " " Newton's discoveries," said the Puritan John Owen, " are against evident testimonies of Scripture."...
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Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, Volume 49

William Jay Youmans - Science - 1896
...still, and not the earth." Melauchthon argued in the same strain, and Calvin asked who would dare " to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit ? " In many universities, we are told, as late as the end of the seventeenth century, " professors...
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The Bible : Its Meaning and Supremacy

Frederic William Farrar - Bible - 1897 - 359 pages
...inconsistent with ' He hath made the round world so fast that it cannot be moved ' ? ' Who,' he asked, ' will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit ? ' And did not even John Wesley reject the system of Copernicus because he declared it to be incompatible...
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My Life and Times, 1810-1899

John Bailey Adger - Clergy - 1899 - 681 pages
...the earth is not the centre around which sun and stars revolve, citing the scripture and demanding, "Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit ?" It is a sorrowful tale of poor Galileo. His telescope revealed to him the phases of Venus, and he...
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Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, Volume 55

William Jay Youmans - Science - 1899
...God and to acquiesce in it is the part of a good mind," said Melanchthon in condemning Copernicus. "Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit t " said Calvin. Verily, his unpardonable sin was " investigating the truths which are distinctly taught...
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Medical library and historical journal, Volume 4

Association of Medical Librarians - Medical libraries - 1906
...Inchofer, Fromundus of Antwerp, the Bishop of Fiesole, Martin Luther, Melanchthon, John Calvin (who said, "Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit?") and John Wesley (who declared the new ideas to "tend toward infidelity"). Apropos of Dr. Walsh's statement...
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Modern Thought and the Crisis in Belief

Robert Mark Wenley - Bible - 1909 - 364 pages
...nine o'clock in the morning, had essential bearing on the spiritual life. It was asked, cynically, "Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit?" Geology suffered judgement as "an awful invasion of the testimony of revelation." It was maintained,...
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The Evolution of Religion

William A. Hinckle - Ethics - 1910 - 161 pages
...Ninety-third Psalm, which reads: "The earth also is established that it cannot be moved," and he said: "Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit?" Even John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, said that this new discovery tended to infidelity. However,...
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Li Hung Chang's Scrap-book

Hongzhang Li, Hung Chang Li - Christianity - 1913 - 382 pages
...Scripture tells us that Joshua commanded " ' the sun to stand still, and not the earth ' (Vol. I, "p. 126). "Calvin took the lead, in his Commentary on " Genesis,...authority of Coper'"nicus above that of the Holy Spirit?'" (Vol. I, p. 127). "Dr. Samuel Pike's Sacred Philosophy, the writings "of Home, Bishop Horsley, and...
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The Medical Critic and Guide, Volume 23

Medicine - 1920
...worth of a State, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals comprising it. — John Stuart Mill. Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit?" — John Calvin. ORIGINAL ARTICLES MEDICINES OF OUR ANCESTORS Ladies and Gentlmen, — May I in the...
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