St. Thomas Aquinas Five Proofs For God's Existence

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St. Thomas Aquinas came up with five proofs for God’s existence. One of these proofs is called First Cause, and page 7 of the textbook describes this proof by stating, “Nothing causes itself. A model needs someone to make it. Everything that exists resulted from something or someone that came before it.” This proof is the most convincing proof because nothing can create itself from nothing. Nothing happens by itself. A ball does not bounce on its own, a vase does not break on its own, and the universe does not explode on its own. This is what the first cause is describing. Dr. Peter Kreeft explains this well, he wrote, “If there is no first cause, then the universe is like a great chain with many links; each link is held up by the link above

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