Short Response 2.docx - Our textbook implies that Bruno Giordano was burned at the steak for teaching others that the Earth orbits the sun There are a

Short Response 2.docx - Our textbook implies that Bruno...

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Our textbook implies that Bruno Giordano was burned at the steak for teaching others that the Earth orbits the sun. There are a few flaws in that statement. It may not be a true statement, as it is unclear whether Bruno was charged specifically with teaching that the Earth moves around the sun. It is also unclear if the Roman church considered heliocentrism to be a heresy in 1600. A lot of important information is left out of text book that could give us a better insight into the situation. Bruno was a Catholic priest who embraced pantheism and supported a cult of sun worshipers. He was also combative
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