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The firmament of time

by Loren C. Eiseley

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 182-[183]

    StatementLoren Eiseley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH367 .E4 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 182, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4609292M
    ISBN 100689700687
    LC Control Number77372870

    Firmament. from the Vulgate firmamentum, which is used as the translation of the Hebrew raki'a. This word means simply "expansion." It denotes the space or expanse like an arch appearing immediately above us. They who rendered raki'a by firmamentum regarded it as a solid body. The language of Scripture is not scientific but popular, and hence. Every time I read his books, including The Firmament of Time, I have to wonder how America seems to have forgotten this exception writer who has the remarkable capacity to see through time and point the way forward for those of us who trudge behind. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(15).

    The Firmament of Time. New York: Atheneum, Sold. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a single, very short tear on the front panel. Signed by the author. Eiseley's early books are seldom found signed. Item # Add to Cart Ask a Question. item image. Loren Eiseley birth name: Loren Eiseley born: 9/3/ died: 7/9/ View. Eiseley Loren-Firmament Of Time BOOK NEW. condition:Brand New. Format:Paperback. Publication Year Language:English. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive.

      Considerable disagreement exists about what God made on the second day of Creation Week in Genesis 1. The conclusion of this study is that 1) the expanse is outer space, 2) where the birds fly and the clouds float is the “face of the expanse,” and . The firmament in the Bible is a complex overlay of expanses Take the time to really study this and get your arms around the implications of the layers and the expanses and understand that there was and is many layers, and was more than one layer of “water”. I show that their argument does not prove any lapse in time in this book.


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Every time I read his books, including The Firmament of Time, I have to wonder how America seems to have forgotten this exception writer who has the remarkable capacity to see through time and point the way forward for those of us who trudge behind.

Read more. Report by: The Firmament of Time traces man's perception of nature, and his role in it, from before antiquity to the mid-Twentieth Century. Part of a lecture series at the University of Cincinnati, Eiseley's essays beautifully illustrate the evolution of modern scientific thought and how it has shaped (and continues to shape) our worldview and very human character/5.

In The Firmament of Time––nominated for a National Book Award––Loren Eiseley offers a series of brilliant, provocative excursions through the history of science. A paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, he reflects on the many ways in which the quest for knowledge has been shaped by the changing cultures in which it emerged and developed.5/5(3).

Every time I read his books, including The Firmament of Time, I have to wonder how America seems to have forgotten this exception writer who has the remarkable capacity to see through time and point the way forward for those of us who trudge behind.

Read more. Helpful/5(16). In The Firmament of Time––nominated for a National Book Award––Loren Eiseley offers a series of brilliant, provocative excursions through the history of science. A paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, he reflects on the many ways in which the quest for knowledge has been shaped by the changing cultures in which it emerged and : Library of America.

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[11] By the time we reach Rambam’s era (13th cent), the firmament is imagined as more complex. In his Guide of the Perplexed (), Rambam rejects the idea of a dome holding up heavenly waters (he says the water isn’t really water) and reimagines the dome to better fit to Aristotelian musings, namely as a huge solid dome containing a.

About The Firmament of Time. In The Firmament of Time––nominated for a National Book Award––Loren Eiseley offers a series of brilliant, provocative excursions through the history of science. A paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, he reflects on the many ways in which the quest for knowledge has been shaped by the changing cultures in which it emerged and developed.

Loren Eiseley (–), naturalist, essayist, philosopher, and poet, won the John Burroughs Medal for best publication in the field of nature writing in for The Firmament of Time. Introducer Gary Holthaus, a freelance poet and writer, is the author of Wide Skies: Finding a Home in the West.

In The Firmament of Time—nominated for a National Book Award—Loren Eiseley offers a series of brilliant, provocative excursions through the history of science.A paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, he reflects on the many ways in which the quest for knowledge has been shaped by the changing cultures in which it emerged and developed.

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Special hands. Strong and sensitive. THE FIRMAMENT OF TIME. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. No man today can face the malignity of man's notion that nature exists to be harnessed or destroyed, that man strives against man, that the ethic of the group is paramount, and that progress is a beckoning mirage.

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His discussion is a synthesis of hard scientific theory, factual evidence, personal anecdotes. And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which [were] under the firmament from the waters which [were] above the firmament: and it was so." (Gen KJV) On the second day of the regeneration, the Lord God " divided " the waters (plural) of the great " deep " into two (2) parts, with a " firmament " in the midst.

Firmament is used in only two other books of the Bible: Ezekiel (five times) and Daniel (once). In Ezekiel, each occurrence takes place within a vision.

For example, “Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubims there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of.

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