On Composing Syllogisms in the Philosophy of Religion

The Apotheosis of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1631) by Francisco de Zurbarán.

In my early 20s when I began taking philosophy more seriously, I came across these things called syllogisms. At the time I though I understood syllogisms, but as I learned more about philosophy in general it turned out my initial understanding was wrong. (Dunning-Kruger anyone?)

As a budding theologian and Christian apologist, I wrote many syllogisms to argue for the…