Posted: Apr 03, 2018 12:25 pm
by Sendraks
Wortfish wrote:Genesis doesn't say that God made the heavens and earth from absolutely nothing at all.

No, it simply says.

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth"

and makes no reference to any existing materials from which god made those things. The bible is also lax on the point of where god came from, which boils down to an ex-nihilo creation from an ex-recto one.