The Resource New heavens and a new earth : the Jewish reception of Copernican thought, Jeremy Brown

New heavens and a new earth : the Jewish reception of Copernican thought, Jeremy Brown

Label
New heavens and a new earth : the Jewish reception of Copernican thought
Title
New heavens and a new earth
Title remainder
the Jewish reception of Copernican thought
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jeremy Brown offers a study of the Jewish reception of the Copernican revolution, examining 400 years of Jewish writings on the Copernican model. Brown shows the ways in which Jews ignored, rejected, or accepted the Copernican model, and the theological and societal underpinnings of their choices
Cataloging source
UAB
Dewey number
296.375
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BM538.A76
LC item number
B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
New heavens and a new earth : the Jewish reception of Copernican thought, Jeremy Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapt. 1. Nicolas Copernicus and his revolution -- Chapt. 2. The Talmudic view of the universe -- Chapt. 3. David Gans and the first mention of Copernicus in Hebrew literature -- Chapt. 4. The first Jewish Copernican: Rabbi Joseph Solomon Delmedigo -- Chapt. 5. Copernicus is the son of Satan: the first Jewish rejections of Copernicus -- Chapt. 6. David Nieto and Copernicanism in London -- Chapt. 7. The Jewish encyclopedias -- Chapt. 8. The eighteenth century: Jews and Copernicus in the Newtonian era -- Chapt. 10. The nineteenth century: Copernicus without hesitation -- Chapt. 11. Let Copernicus and a thousand like him be removed from the world: Reuven Landau's rejection -- Chapt. 12. The modern period -- Chapt. 13. Relativity and contemporary Jewish geocentrists -- Chapt. 14. Conclusions
Control code
ocn870284715
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 394 pages, [2] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199345083
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30005590
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870284715
  • oso0199345082

Library Locations

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