HomeHistory of Church and ScienceAncient and Medieval World Views

Religion always has to interact with the assumptions of the cultures with which it deals. To understand an ancient religion like Christianity (and Judaism, on which it is based) it is essential that we know the “ancient and medieval world views” that were prevailing when its sacred scriptures were written and its basic theology was developed.

The documents shown here help to explain the cosmology of those days, the things that may seem strange to us but which everyone assumed without question back then…

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