|reason and experience||reason is to figure things out for ourselves, experience is going through an event and learning from it through the application of reason and experience to our lives we can see the existence of God|
|Knowing God Exists||creation, other believers, natural law, faith|
|A Great Order||a purpose reason for everything that exists|
|Evolution||Viewed from a Christian perspective, evolution takes place as God's continuous creation in natural processes. descended from 2 parents, not an accident|
|Argument from Contingency||cloud> water>jet stream> roatation of the earth>big bang?|
|Natural Law||written in each person's heart that God exists, shows that man is created by the same God, written in our dna|
|Other Believers||knowing God exists through other believers, scripture/tradition passed on by other believers through God, stories of saints and martyrs etc, the believers around us|
|Faith||proves itself to the heart of believers, we exist because of his love, he allows us to experience him in our lives|
|Creation||order and beauty of creation point to God as its origin|
|The Capacity for Love||we are able to love, through the suffering and death of Christ we see the true depth of God's love for us|
|God is Love: Christ|| Jesus establishes a relationship with every person.|
He does this in a special way through the sacraments of the church.
He gives us the Holy Spirit to enable us to live a life of holiness.
|Why the Cross?||the most painful/shameful intense form of pain|
|God is Love: Revelation/The Church|| He tells us of his love through the Church.|
He does this through the liturgy, the community of the Church, and through the sacraments, especially the Eucharist.