Posts Tagged ‘Cambridge University’

First solar eclipse: astronomers check Bible Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The first record of a solar eclipse is in the Bible, say scientists from the University of Cambridge. Colin Humphreys, a physicist at England’s University of Cambridge, and his colleague astrophysicist Graeme Waddington, say a reference in the Book of Joshua refers to a solar eclipse. Leading the Israelites into battle in Canaan, Joshua said: Read more

Religious historian Owen Chadwick dies, aged 99 Comments 0

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Distinguished English religious historian Owen Chadwick has died, aged 99. Rev. Chadwick was best known for his work on the Victorian Church of England, Cardinal John Henry Newman and Michael Ramsey. He wrote a textbook called “The Pelican History of the Church: The Reformation (1964)”, which an obituary in The Guardian described as “the first Read more