Why We Do Not Have Faith That God Exists
I don’t have faith that God exists.
To some, that may seem like a surprising, even shocking, statement. How can I be a Christian without believing in God? The key here is to recognize that having faith that God exists and believing that he exists are two different things. Believing that he exists simply means that I think God really does exist, but having faith that he exists is something different, something that we Catholics shouldn’t do.
What Faith Is
To see what I mean, let’s take a look at what exactly the Church says the Christian virtue of faith is:
But the Catholic Church professes