Copernicus Banned: The Entangled Matter of the Anti-Copernican Decree of 1616
Journal for the History of Astronomy
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The year 2016 marked the 400th anniversary of the Catholic Church’s prohibition of Copernicus’s De Revolutionibus (1543) and condemnation of the idea of a moving earth as false and contrary to Scripture. Some institutions and scholars marked the occurrence with conferences, exhibitions, and publications. The present volume is one such example.
Copernicus; Catholic church; Prohibition
History of Christianity | History of Religion | Philosophy
Finocchiaro, M. A.
Copernicus Banned: The Entangled Matter of the Anti-Copernican Decree of 1616.
Journal for the History of Astronomy, 50(3),