Does God Exist? A Socratic Dialogue on the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas

by Matt Fradd and Robert Delfino

If you want an easy and fun way to understand St. Thomas Aquinas’s five arguments for the existence of God, this book is for you. Written as dialogue between Lucy and AJ in a coffee shop, these arguments are presented by Fradd and Delfino in every day language, with helpful examples and analogies, and by raising and answering objections along the way. Additional resources at the end of the book will deepen your understanding of the material, help you to grow in wisdom, and strengthen your faith.

Paperback: $14.99 | Hardback: $19.95 | Kindle: $9.99

INTERVIEWS

“Sunday School” Robert Delfino addresses Pat Flynn’s questions on whether St. Thomas really proved the existence of God. (July 28, 2019)

Listen to “Episode 57: Did Thomas Aquinas Really Prove the Existence of God? With Dr. Robert Delfino (July 28, 2019)” on Spreaker.

“The Lost Voice Programme” Robert Delfino speaks with John Stute, Jacob Nelson, and Chris Apodaca about the Five Ways of St. Thomas Aquinas. Aired on May 22, 2018.

Listen to “Episode 49: The Five Ways. An Interview with Robert Delfino (May 22, 2018)” on Spreaker.

“I Thought You’d Like to Know This” Part 2 on WCAT Radio. Matt Fradd and Robert Delfino are interviewed by Cynthia and Andrew Gniadek about their new book. Aired on March 19, 2018.

Listen to “​Matt Fradd and Robert Delfino – Conversation concerning their new book “​Does God Exist?” – Part 2″ on Spreaker.

“I Thought You’d Like to Know This” Part 1 on WCAT Radio. Matt Fradd and Robert Delfino talk to one another about their new book. Aired on March 19, 2018.

Listen to “​Matt Fradd and Robert Delfino – Conversation concerning their new book “​Does God Exist?” – Part 1″ on Spreaker.

TESTIMONIALS

“I love the dialogs. They are engaging, not boring, not difficult for beginners, and effectively wise. You accomplished what I tried in the chapter on the 5 ways in my Yes or No? much better than I did.” – Dr. Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, MA


“It’s very difficult to present substantive philosophical ideas in a way that is popularly accessible and entertaining. But Fradd and Delfino pull it off admirably in this fine book. Read, learn, and enjoy.” – Dr. Edward Feser, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Pasadena City College, CA

REVIEWS

“This book is a great introduction to the Five Ways as well as the metaphysics and natural theology of Aquinas. Understandable, entertaining, and engaging. The basic nature of God and the arguments for His existence are presented in a way that even beginners can understand. Overall, it is a very valuable book.” – Matt D’Antuono, March 4, 2018.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Matt Fradd is a best-selling Catholic author and popular speaker.

He completed his masters and undergraduate degrees in philosophy at Holy Apostles College & Seminary.

His weekly podcast, Pints With Aquinas, has listeners from over 100 countries.

He lives in the mountains of North Georgia with his wife and children.

For his latest information and speaking events, see his website: http://www.mattfradd.com

 


Robert A. Delfino is Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. John’s University in New York City.

He received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he specialized in metaphysics, medieval philosophy, and Thomas Aquinas, studying under Professor Jorge J. E. Gracia.

His current research interests include metaphysics, ethics, and the relationship between science, philosophy, and religion.

He lives in New York with his wife and two sons.

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