Why Believe? Volume 1

Why Believe? Volume 1

15 Seasons

Why Believe? offers a new apologetics in a year-long course intended for the use in the senior year of high school or freshman year of college. Purchase full-color two-volume textbook and Teacher's Handbook at: https://catholic.market/programs/why-believe/

The New Evangelization requires a new apologetics, that is, a defense of the faith that responds to the questions that believers and non-believers alike are asking today with philosophical and theological arguments rooted in Sacred Scripture, Catholic Tradition, and the best philosophical reflection available. The curriculum consists of a two-volume textbook set and the corresponding 30 beautiful short-form videos below.

Videos for Volume 2 of Why Believe? are on FORMED at: https://watch.formed.org/why-believe-volume-2

Why Believe? Textbook Vol. 1 is also available in a Kindle format at: https://www.amazon.com/Why-Believe-Student-Textbook-Questions-ebook/dp/B08Y64NPNZ/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=why+believe%3F+textbook&qid=1615390886&s=digital-text&sr=1-6

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Why Believe? Volume 1
  • Who Do You Say That I Am?

    Episode 1

    Dr. Tim Gray explores the question Jesus asks his disciples: Who do you say that I am? He provides a close reading of St. Peter’s confession of faith that Jesus is the “Christ, the Son of the Living God” (Mt 16:16). He accentuates how Peter’s confession undermines the Roman imperial cult.

  • Who Is God?

    Episode 2

    Dr. Tim Gray considers the mystery of God’s self-revelation of his name at the burning bush. He shows that “I Am Who I Am” (Ex 3:14) discloses the God who is with us and trustworthy.