Galileo is found vehemently suspect of heresy

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Explain the church's charge of heresy against Galileo

In 1614, Galileo was accused of heresy for his support of the Copernican theory that the sun was at the centre of the solar system. This was revolutionary at a time when most people believed the Earth was in this central position. In 1616, he was forbidden by the church from teaching or advocating these theories.

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The trial of Galileo involved two sets of proceedings by the Roman Inquisition. They began in 1615 when a Dominican friar filed a written complaint and another testified in person against Galileo. These friars advanced two principal charges, among many: Galileo advocated the Copernican doctrine of the earth’s motion, which they thought was religiously dangerous and probably heretical; and he defended this doctrine from the objection that it was contrary to Scripture, by means of arguments that involved novel exegeses of biblical passages and unorthodox hermeneutical principles. Indeed, the first friar attached to his complaint a long letter by Galileo to his former student Benedetto Castelli, in which Galileo defended the earth’s motion from the scriptural objection.

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Ever since these documents became accessible in the 1860s, scholars have discussed the issue that the Seghizzi injunction document seems to conflict with the other three: Pope Paul’s instructions, Bellarmine’s report to the Inquisition, and Bellarmine’s certificate to Galileo. From this conflict and other evidence, various conclusions have been advanced, which can be listed in the following sequence of decreasing strength or extremism: the Seghizzi injunction document is a forgery perpetrated in 1632; a forgery perpetrated in 1616; materially authentic but historically inaccurate; authentic and accurate but legally invalid. Some of these stronger claims, or some versions of them, were conclusively refuted already in the 1870s, but other weaker versions are well-founded and may very well be correct.

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Finally, there is another crucial document, a certificate written by Bellarmine for Galileo and dated 26 May 1616. Its origin lies in the fact that rumors began circulating to the effect that Galileo had been tried, convicted, made to abjure, and given penalties; Galileo became increasingly disturbed by these rumors, and they may have also led him to wonder about the precise content of the Inquisition’s orders to him at Bellarmine’s residence. Thus, he asked Bellarmine to write a brief and clear statement of what happened and what the orders meant. Bellarmine’s certificate states that there was no truth to those rumors, but rather Galileo was only informed that Copernicanism was contrary to Scripture and thus could not be defended or supported.

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Moreover, Mayer fails to appreciate that Bellarmine’s report to the Inquisition and certificate to Galileo contradict the historical accuracy and legal validity of Seghizzi’s order. In this regard, he has a tendency to dismiss these conflicting documents arbitrarily. For example, he generally holds what may be labeled the Inquisition sloppiness thesis: ‘Ideally, the Inquisition under Urban and his brother Antonio’s guidance would have done its work more carefully … That it did not should cause no surprise. In sloppiness, creative record-keeping, and inventive jurisprudence the Inquisition treated Galileo no differently than most of the rest of those who underwent trial before it’ (p. 5; cf. pp. 54–5). However, Mayer uses this sloppiness in a prejudicial manner, to apply it primarily to documents he wants to reject, and not to those he wants to accept.