Column: As It Is Written . . .

Philosopher-
King

From the first page of Holy Writ, the reader is left with no doubt about the nature of the world and humanity's place within it.

Perhaps it is less obvious that a certain polemical concern is active in the mind of Moses: he is at some pains to declare that God is the Creator of all things, even those things which many non-Hebrews commonly regarded as gods.