Natural Theology

This online course will introduce you to the idea of “natural theology”, the study of God using only our natural senses and reason (in other words, without Sacred Scripture or other Divine Revelation to help us). You will learn some of the key concepts and explore natural arguments for God's existence, focusing on several of the classics. This class is appropriate for any adult learner that wants to deepen their faith or wrestle with the concept of God in a more serious way. No particular academic background is assumed.

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Your Instructor

Joe Wetterling
Joe Wetterling

Joe Wetterling is a professional educator with 20 years of experience. He holds a Catechetical Diploma, an ecclesiastical teaching certificate awarded by the authority of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy, and a Master’s Degree in Instructional & Performance Technology.

He works as a teacher and instructional designer, specializing in adult education and performance improvement. He is the current president of the Catholic Writers Guild, where he also volunteers as an adviser and editor, and a member of the Militia Immaculata. He writes for You can find him online at

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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