Primum Movens, First mover, Unmoved Mover, or Whatever!
Medium:Ink, Bronze Leaf, Wax Seal
Height: 9 in
Width: 13 in
Black and white image of a structure with chains leading to the right side of the image, mounted on a gold background with a red seal.
This is one of the most famous philosophical conceptions born from Aristotle's mind. It has enjoyed good fortune not only among Catholic thinkers, but also among those of the Lutheran and Reformed traditions.
The basic premise is that something caused the Universe to exist, and this First Cause must be God.