The presentation of the kalam argument is misleading

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Parent debateThis argument is used in the debate Does God exist?.
Argument againstThis argument is an objection to God exists because there cannot be an infinite past.
Keywords: Cosmological argument, First cause, God, Past, Infinity, Kalam[ edit ].



“Any passage is understood from the point of departure to the point of arrival. Now, whatever past day we take as our starting point, from that day to today there is a finite number of days that can be crossed. Whereas the objection assumes that between two extremes there is an infinite number of intervals.”

Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica.


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