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As a product, purely of the Public School system in the US southwest, I had been carefully nurtured on false and confusing narratives about the case of Galileo. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Colonel Hunter
I wish that this book would have been available for my "Galileo" lectures which I delivered as part of the Western Civilization and Culture team at the small liberal arts... Read morePublished 16 months ago by johnn
A wonderful look into one the Church's most controversial episodes. Shed a great deal of clarity on the situation for me and helped put away a lot of misconceptions that I had... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Paul
Written by authors who accept the unquestioned authority of the Roman Catholic Church. Not normally a good source for any type of information.Published on July 8, 2013 by jerry k.
The trial of Galileo for endorsing the Copernican idea of a sun-centered cosmos is of course infamous in the conflict of religion and science. Read morePublished on November 1, 2009 by Will Jerom
This could have been a decent read if the authors hadn't so many times overlooked the absurd thinking of Galileo's adversaries. Read morePublished on April 11, 2008 by Chad Finley