And compare it with the theory of natural selection enunciated by Darwin and Wallace. It may be that we shall find as much reason to credit the ancients with originality in this direction as in that which we have been considering. To our mind, no stronger proof of the theory of cyclical progression need be required than the comparative enlighten ment of former ages and that of the Patristic Church, as regards the form of the earth and the movements of the planetary system. Even were other evidence wanting, the ignorance of Augustine and Lactantius, misleading the whole of Christendom upon these questions until the period of Galileo, would mark the eclipses through which human know ledge passes from age to age.
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Author(s) - Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9780266525264
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm
Page Count - 345
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