Martin Luther on Copernicus

Martin Luther

"People give ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon.  Whoever wishes to appear clever must devise some new system, which of all systems is of course the very best.  This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy." - Martin Luther on Copernicus, 1543. Hmmm.... … [Read more...]