The flat earth myth

One urban legend I hear repeated often in the media, both liberal and conservative, is that creationists use to hold to a flat earth theory until those brave astronomers in the 16th and 17th centuries stood up against the intellectual bigotry of the Christian Church.
Jerry Bergman provides a bit of historical background to “flat earth” societies and how this myth came to be a prominent claim against biblical creationism.

The Flat-earth Myth and Creationism.


2 thoughts on “The flat earth myth

  1. Thanks for the link to the article. The saying that a lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth has got its boots on comes to mind.

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