The fortunes of Babel: technology, history, and Genesis 11:1-9

J. Sawday, K. Killeen (Editor), P.J. Forshaw (Editor)

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    This book explores the significant impact of biblical reading practices on the scientific thought of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This chapter is found in the section on exegesis and science in early modern culture.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWord and the World: Biblical Exegesis and Early Modern Science
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke, United Kingdom
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
    ISBN (Print)9780230507074
    Publication statusPublished - 2006


    • biblical reading
    • bible
    • religion
    • scientific thought
    • sixteenth century
    • seventeenth century
    • exegesis
    • science
    • early modern culture
    • Genesis


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