For more videos visit: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/video/ Atheists, Agnostics, and believers alike appeal to philosophy to support their claims on the existence or non-existence of God. However, Thomas Aquinas’ “Argument from Motion” offers a proof that cannot be easily refuted, as it appeals to the the concept of an “actus purus,” or the unmoved mover that we […]

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In the first part of his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas developed his five arguments for God’s existence. These arguments are grounded in an Aristotelian ontology and make use of the infinite regression argument. Aquinas’ Five Ways argued from the unmoved mover, first cause, necessary being, argument from degree, and the teleological argument. The Existence of […]

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In this lecture from my Fall 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we discuss Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae, Prima Pars, question 2: on the existence of God

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Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: https://twitter.com/RyanMReeves Instagram: https://instagram.com/ryreeves4/ Website: http://www.gordonconwell.edu/academics/view-faculty-member.cfm?faculty_id=15906&grp_id=8947 All material is copyrighted.

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Catholic perceptive on the immigration debate. http://www.returntoorder.org/

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In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr.Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.

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Another part of a video series from Wordonfire.org. Bishop Barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture. For more visit http://www.wordonfire.org/

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Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: https://twitter.com/RyanMReeves Instagram: https://instagram.com/ryreeves4/

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