Matter is not eternal after all…

Cosmology has discovered the shattering truth that matter is not eternal after all, as naturalistic scientists once confidently assumed. The universe began at a finite period of time—which in turn implies that something outside the universe must have set it going.

Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey, from How Now Shall We Live?, p. 98

If the existence of the cosmos…

If the existence of the cosmos as a whole needs to be explained, and if it cannot be explained by natural causes, then we must look to the existence and action of a supernatural cause for its explanation.

Mortimer J. Adler