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Fr. Gregory Hallam and the Equip Distance Learning Program
Episode date: November 05, 2010
UNIT 3A:61: DOCTRINE (all quotations from the Septuagint except where indicated)
God, Creation and Covenant
‘In the beginning God made heaven and earth.’ (Genesis 1:1) So begins the Holy Scripture. The Jews were exceptional amongst all peoples of antiquity in their insistence that God and the natural order were neither to be confused nor fused. The creation owed its being and purpose to God. God himself was singular and unique. There was only one God and God was one.
The surrounding cultures have very different ideas in their creation stories. Many…