Terra Firma: the Earth Not a Planet, Proved from Scripture, Reason, and Fact

by David Wardlaw Scott

Publisher: Ravenio Books

Publication Date: November 01, 2016

ISBN: 1230001408805

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This classic is organized as follows:

I. Introductory Remarks
1. A Few Words About Gravitation
2. Fundamental Difference of Opinion Among Modern Astronomers
3. Testimony of Some Able Men Against the Copernican Theory
4. Quotations Showing Some of the Atheistical Results of Modern Astronomy

II. The Adamic Creation
1. The Days of Creation Not Long Periods of Time, But Six Natural Days of 24 Hours Each
2. Not Two Races of Adamites
3. Refutation of the Theory of Two Different Authors of Genesis, From the Use of the Distinguishing Words Elohim and Jehovah-Elohim
4. No Discrepancy Exists Regarding the Adamic Creation in the Accounts Given in Genesis I. and II
5. Primeval Fauna and the Ages
6. Chipped Flints
7. The Supposed Glacial Period

III. The Nebular Hypothesis. Examination of Three Alleged Proofs That the World Is Globular
1. The Nebular Hypothesis
2. The Circumnavigation of the Earth
3. The Appearance and Disappearance of Ships at Sea
4. The Earth’s Shadow in a Lunar Eclipse

IV. Remarks on Some Other Alleged Proofs of the World’s Globularity
1. Variability of Pendulum Vibrations
2. Supposed Manifestation of the Rotation of the Earth
3. Railways and Earth’s Centrifugal Force
4. The Declination of the Pole Star
5. The Motion of Stars North and South
6. The Planet Neptune

V. The World Circular But Not Globular; Has Immovable Foundations, Therefore Not a Planet
1. The Relative Proportion of Land and Water
2. The Compass a Proof That the Earth Is Not a Planet
3. Dangers of Navigation in Southern Seas, Caused by the Theory That the World Is Globular
4. The Supposed Revolution of the Earth Around the Sun Proved to Be Untrue
5. The Earth Stretched Upon the Waters, Which Have an Impassable Circumference
6. The Earth Proved to Have Immovable Foundations

VI. The Horizontality of Land and Water Proved