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New heavens and a new earth : the Jewish reception of Copernican thought

Author: Jeremy Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jeremy Brown offers the first major study of the Jewish reception of the Copernican revolution, examining four hundred years of Jewish writings on the Copernican model. Brown shows the ways in which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Brown
ISBN: 9780199754793 0199754799
OCLC Number: 808316428
Description: xviii, 394 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapt. 1. Nicolas Copernicus and his revolution --
Chapt. 2. The Talmudic view of the universe --
Chapt. 3. David Gans and the first mention of Copernicus in Hebrew literature --
Chapt. 4. The first Jewish Copernican: Rabbi Joseph Solomon Delmedigo --
Chapt. 5. Copernicus is the son of Satan: the first Jewish rejections of Copernicus --
Chapt. 6. David Nieto and Copernicanism in London --
Chapt. 7. The Jewish encyclopedias --
Chapt. 8. The eighteenth century: Jews and Copernicus in the Newtonian era --
Chapt. 10. The nineteenth century: Copernicus without hesitation --
Chapt. 11. Let Copernicus and a thousand like him be removed from the world: Reuven Landau's rejection --
Chapt. 12. The modern period --
Chapt. 13. Relativity and contemporary Jewish geocentrists --
Chapt. 14. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Jeremy Brown.

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Brown has provided a major work of historical scholarship which is sure to provide a vital point of reference in the science-religion debate for years to come. * Mark Harris, The Expository Times *

 
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