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Essay 3: Creatio ex Nihilo and Cosmology: Science Intersects Catholic Teaching

section 1: CREATIO EX NIHILO–THEOLOGY “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.”—Genesis:1:1-2 (KJV) 1.1 THE CATECHISM What we as Catholics believe about Creation is…

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PREFACE

What!—another book about science and the Catholic Church; who needs it?” That was the question I asked myself as I thought about writing this web-book. Six months earlier I had published an ebook about science and Catholic teaching; “Science versus the Church—‘Truth Cannot Contradict Truth’”. I wrote it to demonstrate that there was no conflict…