- This term (from the Greek gē, meaning "earth," and kentron, meaning "center") refers to the ancient worldview that considered the earth the center of the universe and held that the sun revolved around the earth; this view was challenged in the sixteenth century by Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), and others.See heliocentrism.
Glossary of theological terms. John T. Ford. 2014.
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