RE: [asa] RE: (fall-away) TE and apologetics

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Mon Sep 21 2009 - 17:30:42 EDT

On Mon, 21 Sep 2009, Dehler, Bernie wrote:

> The idea of a firmament is wrong.  Same with the idea of the Earth being
> stationary and unmoveable (it is moving 67,000 mph around the Sun), and the
> universe being geocentric. 

In spite of their past use to oppose Copernicanism, I Chronicles 16:30,
Psalm 93:1, and Psalm 104:5 do not appear to be concerned with celestial
mechanics. They contain no hint of addressing the relationship of the
earth to other bodies. The poets appear to be making an analogy with a
building that is so well constructed that it can't be shaken off its

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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