The Formless Earth Part 3

"and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters." Genesis 1.2c Continuing from yesterday in St Augustine's Literal Interpretation of Genesis, "It never said, 'God made the water,' and yet one should on no account believe that God did not make the water and that it already was before he made … Continue reading The Formless Earth Part 3


The Formless Earth Part 2

"and darkness was upon the face of the deep" - Genesis 1.2b St Augustine wrote, "There follows in the same book, 'And darkness was over the abyss.' The Manichees find fault with this and say, 'Was God then in darkness, before he made the light?' They themselves are truly in the darkness of ignorance, and … Continue reading The Formless Earth Part 2