The myth of the flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing
cosmological view during the Middle Ages in Europe saw the Earth as flat,
instead of ...
Oct 10, 2011 ... If you learned in school that Christopher Columbus disproved a common belief
that the Earth was flat, then the lesson you learned was wrong.
Historian Jeffrey Burton Russell (1934–) thoroughly demolished the flat earth
myth over 20 years ago in his definitive study Inventing the Flat Earth.<sup>5</sup>.
The idea that Christians once commonly believed in a flat earth for theological
reasons is a myth. The story was invented to promote the claim that Christians ...
Jan 28, 2016 ... Ironically, the flat-earth myth has historically been used to demonize religion and
to lionize scientists.
Dec 2, 2014 ... Washington Irving's Columbus and the Flat Earth ... Like any beloved myth, the
Columbus story mixes truths and truthiness, something that ...
Rebuttal to the claims that the idea of a flat Earth came from Christianity. ... White
were responsible for promoting the myth that the church taught a flat Earth.
Why the Myth of the Flat Earth? The idea that medieval people thought the earth
was flat appears to have spread in the late nineteenth century as a stick with ...
and “Did people really believe in a flat earth?” I have addressed the flaws of
Carbon 14 in another Bible Lab available on our web site “Articles” page.
May 8, 2013 ... They were well aware the Earth was round, having calculated with relatively ...
The “Columbus / Flat Earth Myth” itself was widely popularized in ...