Category Archives: Galileo

Galileo : Making the Case for Faith & Science – CIA

The true reason Galileo was tried for heresy is two-fold: first, for his theological ideas such as the meaning of scripture, and second, for his scientific findings such as heliocentrism. Advertisements

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THE GALILEO AFFAIR – George Sims Johnston

No episode in the history of the Catholic Church is so  misunderstood as the condemnation of Galileo. It is, in  Newman’s phrase, the one stock argument used to show  that science and Catholic dogma are antagonistic. To  the popular mind, … Continue reading

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The Galileo Affair – George Sims Johnston, EWTN

Since the Galileo case is one of the historical  bludgeons that are used to beat on the Church–the  other two being the Crusades and the Spanish  Inquisition–it is important that Catholics understand  exactly what happened between the Church and that … Continue reading

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