Chapter 1: Why do We Believe in God?
Why Do We Believe in God?
Book Resources: Chapter 1: Why do We Believe in God?
Film Focus Point: Fr. Robert Barron covers several arguments of why we believe in God, including the idea of only being able to desire something we know, the world as intelligible, Benedict XVI’s argument in Introduction to Christianity, and the argument of contingency that is supported by the writings of Dorothy Day.
Text Focus Point: Page 5
- List and explain three of the arguments presented by Fr. Barron.
- Which of the arguments seems the most convincing to you? Why?
- According to Pope Benedict XVI and Fr. Barron, how are science and religion related?
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- Chapter 1: St. Augustine’s “Restless and Constant Search for Truth” (Benedict XVI)
- Chapter 1: Five Proofs for the Existence of God
- Chapter 1: St. Thomas Aquinas (Fr. Robert Barron)
- Chapter 1: God Is . . .
- Chapter 2: The Power of Words
- Chapter 2: Feast of the Annunciation
- Chapter 2: Mary’s Magnificat
- Chapter 3: You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught
- Chapter 3: No Greater Love
- Chapter 3: Biblical Interpretation and the Liturgy (Fr. Robert Barron and Dr. Scott Hahn)
- Chapter 3: Mysteries: The Gospels
- Chapter 3: Is the Bible Reliable?
- Chapter 4: St. Patrick Apostle of Ireland
- Chapter 4: Mysteries: The Trinity
- Chapter 4: Apostles’ Creed
- Chapter 5: Mysteries: The Trinity
- Chapter 5: Mysteries: The 7 Sacraments
- Chapter 6: Show Me (My Fair Lady)
- Chapter 6: Name of Jesus (Citipointe Live)
- Chapter 7: Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?
- Chapter 7: Did Jesus Claim to Be God?
- Chapter 7: God of Wonders
- Chapter 7: Nicene Creed
- Chapter 8: God and Human Freedom (Fr. Barron and Dr. Scott Hahn)
- Chapter 8: Catholic Ecology and Benedict XVI
- Chapter 8: Blest Are They
- Chapter 9: What a Friend We have in Jesus
- Chapter 9: How’s Your Love Life?
- Chapter 9: Agape Love
- Chapter 10: Mysteries: Intense Spiritual Life (Part 1)
- Chapter 10: Mysteries: Intense Spiritual Life (Part 2)
- Chapter 10: Mysteries: Intense Spiritual Life (Part 3)
- Chapter 10: How to Pray the Rosary
- Chapter 10: The Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Confession
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Conscience
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Dei Verbum
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Faith
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Four Traditions of Authorship
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Freedom
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Holy Orders
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Holy Spirit
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Humanity Divinity
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Mary
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Matrimony
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Moral Act
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Sacrament of Baptism
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Scripture and Tradition
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary
- Supplemental PowerPoints: Trinity