A bunch of religious loons decided to hold a conference in support of geocentrism - the idea that the Sun and planets orbit a stationary Earth. It's the Biblical worldview but hasn't been much in vogue since Galileo starting looking at the sky with a telescope in 1609.
Robinson, G.L. 1913. Leaders of Israel. NY: Association Press
Even most young-Earth creationists tend to think these guys are nuts.