“Let me listen, so that I may understand how you made heaven and earth in the beginning. Moses wrote that statement; he wrote it and went away, and made his passover, his passing from you to you; and so he is not here face to face with me now. If he were, I would take hold of him and ask him and in your name implore him to open these mysteries to me. I would bend my bodily ears to the sounds that broke from his mouth, though if he spoke Hebrew those sounds would knock in vain at the door of my perception, for nothing of what was said would reach my mind, whereas if he spoke Latin I would know what he was saying.” Confessions XI.3,5
This about sums up my view on Genesis 1 too! Minus the whole Latin part. Haha.