David G. Westaway #fundie theage.com.au

CONGRATULATIONS to the scientists who have been awarded more than $500,000 for their discovery of an expanding universe (The Age, 18/7).
It is a shame that Isaiah can't share in the reward, as more than 2500 years ago he wrote: "It is God who sits above the circle of the earth — who stretches out the heavens like a curtain and spreads them like a tent to dwell in (Isaiah 40:22).

Stretches and spreads the heavens certainly sounds like an ever-expanding universe to me. And the earth certainly looks like a circle when viewed from space.

Or, as Job wrote 1000 years before Isaiah: "He spreads out the northern skies over emptiness and hangs the earth on nothing (Job 26:7) and "He described a circle on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness (Job 26:10). This is exactly what happens on the earth's spherical surface. Maybe we are just relearning what was already known way back in the past.



So were we! You can find all of this, and more, on Fundies Say the Darndest Things!

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