The Missing Virtue in the Creation Debates: Augustine on Why Humility Matters

From conversion to death, Augustine was captivated by Genesis 1–3. He kept writing and re-writing commentaries on these chapters, and they pop up his other works as well (many have noticed, often with puzzlement, that even the Confessions climax into an exegesis of Genesis 1). Then, for 15 years, he labored on a kind of “Summa Creatio”—his finished commentary on the literal meaning of Genesis (De Genesi Ad Litteram).