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I. Introductory Remarks

1. A Few Words About Gravitation

2. Fundamental Difference of Opinion Among Modern Astronomers

3. Testimony of Some Able Men Against the Copernican Theory

4. Quotations Showing Some of the Atheistical Results of Modern Astronomy

II. The Adamic Creation

1. The Days of Creation Not Long Periods of Time, But Six Natural Days of 24 Hours Each

2. Not Two Races of Adamites

3. Refutation of the Theory of Two Different Authors of Genesis, From the Use of the Distinguishing Words Elohim and Jehovah-Elohim

4. No Discrepancy Exists Regarding the Adamic Creation in the Accounts Given in Genesis I. and II

5. Primeval Fauna and the Ages

6. Chipped Flints

7. The Supposed Glacial Period

III. The Nebular Hypothesis. Examination of Three Alleged Proofs That the World Is Globular

1. The Nebular Hypothesis

2. The Circumnavigation of the Earth

3. The Appearance and Disappearance of Ships at Sea

4. The Earth’s Shadow in a Lunar Eclipse

IV. Remarks on Some Other Alleged Proofs of the World’s Globularity

1. Variability of Pendulum Vibrations

2. Supposed Manifestation of the Rotation of the Earth

3. Railways and Earth’s Centrifugal Force

4. The Declination of the Pole Star

5. The Motion of Stars North and South

6. The Planet Neptune

V. The World Circular But Not Globular; Has Immovable Foundations, Therefore Not a Planet

1. The Relative Proportion of Land and Water

2. The Compass a Proof That the Earth Is Not a Planet

3. Dangers of Navigation in Southern Seas, Caused by the Theory That the World Is Globular

4. The Supposed Revolution of the Earth Around the Sun Proved to Be Untrue

5. The Earth Stretched Upon the Waters, Which Have an Impassable Circumference

6. The Earth Proved to Have Immovable Foundations

VI. The Horizontality of Land and Water Proved

1. Railways

2. Rivers

3. Canals

4. Submarine Cables

5. The Light of Lighthouses Seen at Great Distances

VII. The Sun, Moon and Stars According to Modern Astronomy

1. The Sun

2. The Moon

3. The Stars

VIII. The Sun According to the Scriptures

1. Light Comes Out of Darkness

2. Zetetic Measurements Respecting the Distance and Diameter of the Sun

3. Some Particulars Respecting the Sun

4. Scriptural Proof of the Rising and Setting of the Sun

IX. The Sun’s Path and Work in the Heavens

1. The Cause of Day and Night and the Seasons

2. The Reason for Gain and Loss of Time at Sea

3. The Seasons of the Year

4. The Midnight Sun, and the Alternation of Summer and Winter in the Northern Centre

5. The Sun and the Zodiac

X. The Sun Standing Still and Returning Backwards

1. The Sun Standing Still Over Gibeon

2. The Sun’s Shadow Turning Back Ten Degrees on the Dial of Ahaz

XI. The Deluge: Biblical Account

1. The Date, Cause, and Extent of the Deluge

2. God’s Instructions to Noah Respecting the Ark

3. Some Objections Against the Deluge Answered

4. The Earth Not a Planet, Proved From the Waters Finding Their Own Level Above the Highest Mountains

5. Subsidence of the Waters, and Safe Debarkation of Noah and All With Him From the Ark

6. The Noachian Covenant

7. The Last Judgment on the Earth to Be by Fire

XII. The Deluge: Traditional Records

1. Marks of the Deluge Visible in Many Lands

2. The Accadian or Old Chaldean Account of the Deluge

3. Extracts From Old Chaldean Epics, Declaring the Revolution of the Sun, and the Creation of Men and Animals

4. Babylonia Identified With the Garden of Eden

XIII. The Great Deep, a Proof That the Earth Is Not a Planet

1. The Earth in Solution Before the Adamic Creation

2. The Tides and the Great Deep

3. The Great Gulf Stream and Currents of the Great Deep

4. The Rivers Come From and Return to the Great Deep

XIV. Fragments Gathered Up

1. Locality

2. Up and Down

3. Some Other Reasons Why the Earth Is Not a Planet

4. Concluding Remarks

Science & Nature
June 30
Ravenio Books
Bartrand Byl

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