He continues the exposition of Genesis from verse four of chapter two, "This is the book of the creation of heaven and earth," and so on, up to the verse in which Adam and Eve are thrown out of paradise. At the end he compares the teachings of the Church with the errors of the Manichees.
The Recitation of Chapters Two and Three of Genesis
AFTER THE enumeration and exposition of the seven days, there is inserted a sort of conclusion, and the entire previous account is called the book of the creation of heaven and earth, although it is a small part of the book. It deserved to be called this because a brief image of the whole world from the beginning to the end is prefigured in these seven days. 1. Then it begins to report about man with greater care. 2. This whole narrative unfolds, not clearly, but in figures so that it might exercise the minds of those seeking the truth and call them from carnal labors to spiritual labor. 3.____________________