Why is the Moon Described as the Lesser Light?

The Scopes monkey trial discussed the evolution debate and the final straw revolved around the mistake the writers of the book of Genesis made when mentioning that the Moon was the Lesser light to govern the night.  When it actually produces No light but is only a reflector.

Eventually the trial was overturned but the question was never answered.

We will dig in to the writings of Moses and discuss whether or not Moses and therefore G-d knew that the Moon did not give off light.

Check back soon,

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