The Flat Earth Myth
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The Flat Earth Myth

The ancient Greeks well before Christ had realized that the earth is a globe by observing lunar eclipses. The flat earth’s two main proponents were obscure figures in the third century named Lactantius and Cosmas Indicopleustes in the 6th century. The flat-earth belief was extremely rare in the Church.

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The Bible declares: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1