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God ... who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain.... -- Psalm 104:1-2

Galileo cited this verse in his "Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina" saying, "Astronomers seem to declare what is contrary to Scripture, for they hold the heavens to be spherical, while the Scripture calls it 'stretched out like a curtain.'" He argued, following Augustine, that the Church should avoid interpreting such passages in a way that might later conflict with scientific understand. Unfortunately, the Church did not take his advice.

Of course Galileo was right about Psalm 104:1-2. The heavens are not stretched out like a curtain, and today nearly all Christians take Galileo's advice and ignore the passage, interpret it metaphorically, or make it say something other than what it so clearly says.


References
Stillman Drake, Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo (1957), p. 198