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The Mystery of God (Sample + DVD Giveaway!)

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Atheism is on the rise. Skeptical thinkers like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris vigorously attack belief in God as irrational or, even worse, dangerous. The so-called New Atheism has attracted millions of young people thanks to bestselling books such as The God Delusion and God Is Not Great.

In The Mystery of God, a new six-part film series and study program, Strange Notions contributor Bishop Robert Barron responds to this trend by teaching into the rich intellectual tradition of the Catholic Church. Using the insights of St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Pope Benedict XVI, and more, he uncovers a clear yet sophisticated understanding of what Catholics mean by “God".

Who is God? And why does he matter? Watch this series and find out.

The six lessons in the film series cover:

  • Lesson 1 - Atheism and What We Mean by "God"
  • Lesson 2 - St. Thomas Aquinas and the Paths to God
  • Lesson 3 - The Divine Attributes
  • Lesson 4 - Providence and the Problem of Evil
  • Lesson 5 - Exploring the Trinity
  • Lesson 6 - The God Who Is Love

Click below to watch a sample of the entire Lesson 1 on "Atheism and What We Mean by 'God'":

The DVD/Blu-ray series also features an accompanying study guide by another Strange Notions contributor, Trent Horn, staff apologist at Catholic Answers. Click below to download a sample from the study guide:


Thanks to the good folks at Bishop Barron's Word on Fire ministry, today we're giving away 5 sets of the Mystery of God Leader's Kit. Each Leaders Kit comes with the Mystery of God DVD set, the Leaders Guide, and the Pocket Guide to Answering Atheists.

Whether you win or not, learn more about the series and pick up your copy at MysteryOfGod.com.

Brandon Vogt

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Brandon Vogt is a bestselling author and the founder of StrangeNotions.com. Brandon has been featured by several media outlets including NPR, CBS, FoxNews, SiriusXM, and EWTN. He converted to Catholicism in 2008, and since then has released ten books, including The Church and New Media (Our Sunday Visitor, 2011), Saints and Social Justice (Our Sunday Visitor, 2014), and Why I Am Catholic (And You Should Be Too) (Ave Maria Press, 2017). He works as the Senior Publishing Director for Bishop Robert Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. Brandon lives with his wife, Kathleen, and their seven children in Central Florida. Follow him at BrandonVogt.com.

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