01. Orbis Tertius | 5. The horizon of our concerns | b. Muggletonian pursuits i.

i. Not unlike the original flat earthers, the Muggletonians prefered to take their understanding of the cosmos from the Bible as opposed to science. A 1846 book, Two Systems of Astronomy, proposed an alternative to the prevalent heliocentric, Newtonian description of the heavens. In it the Earth is a fixed point about which extraterrestrial bodies orbit.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s