The Three-Tiered Cosmos of the Bible

When we think of the cosmos today, we think of us floating around on a giant sphere that’s rotating and revolving around a bunch of other spheres throughout the universe. But ancient people had no such perception. For them the cosmos was separated into three tiers: heaven, earth, and under the earth. This cosmology is going to play a big part in the story of Revelation, so we lay it all out a bit further here in this episode. Join us on the Discord to discuss this episode further! Want to learn more? Check out these resources: The Biblical Cosmos by Robin A Parry The Unseen Realm by Michael Heiser The Lost World of Genesis One by John Walton The Bible Project Podcast, Ancient Cosmology series, episodes 250-258

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