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Matt Fradd breaks down St. Thomas' 5 ways in this short, but stellar hardcover.
408 backers pledged $11,148 to help bring this project to life.
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How ya goin', mates?

Matt Fradd has written another treasure on the Big Man's Five Ways for God's existence.

Bounded in a sturdy hardcover with all 5 ways, commentary by Matt, notes sections and a beautiful illustration of Aquinas, this book feels good in your hands while it fills your brain with Aquinas-y thoughts. The book is roughly 35 pages long, not including the introduction.

The printed book will have a foil stamped hardcover meaning the text, logo and design will have a shiny look and feel. The book in the images below does not have this due to sample copy restrictions. See below for more things we can add to the book if we hit Stretch Goals!

If you are new to Kickstarter and want to get this book, check out the section below. I have some helpful tips to ensure you get your order accurately and on time.

BIG thanks to Matt Fradd for collaborating and allowing us to make this book happen. We are excited to get this book printed and into you, the backer's, hand.

Publisher's note: Matt (Fradd) is not making any money off of this venture. He handed this book of to me (Matt Martinusen) in order for you all to read St. Thomas, not to make a profit. This campaign and its fundraising goal is working to print a book that brings St. Thomas to the people. Thanks for the support!

How the funds will be used

Here is a quick breakdown of the budget:

42% - Shipping/Fulfillment of orders (cost of book includes shipping costs)

36% - Printing

12% - Design and Production costs

10% - Fees

Stretch Goals:

$15,000 - If we raise an additional $5,000, we will add embossing to the cover making the text on the cover have a raised feel.

$20,000 - If we raise yet another $5,000, we will add a snazzy dust jacket.

New to Kickstarter?

Kickstarter is different from your typical web store as a way to purchase awesome things (like this book!) From experience of running other campaigns, I want to share a few things I have learned so you as a backer can get your order on time and with no hassle.

1. Make sure you use an email that you have access to and check often enough. I will be sending a survey for your shipping address and other communications and if I can't get a hold of you, I can't send you your book(s).

2. If you want a book or another one of the rewards, please ensure you click and pledge at that specific pledge level. If you pledge where it says "No Reward" I can't send you your items, even if you give the correct amount. To ensure you get the reward you want, pledge at that level!

Printing

We are printing with PrintNinja. I have worked with them over the past year to print The Catholic Card Game and they have quality work which is why we have selected them to print this book.


If you have any questions about the book or the campaign, feel free to reach out! 

Risks and challenges

Risks:
Unable to fund due to not reaching our goal - we have set our goal at the minimum amount we would need to print this book well. If we do not reach the goal, we will not be able to print and create this book.

Missing delivery date - there could be delays in printing and shipping that would delay the delivery. We have tracked out the time it will take to mass print, ship to the distribution warehouse, and then ship from there which has informed the delivery month. We are working towards that date, but we could miss it due to things outside of our control.

Printing mishaps - there could be mistakes made with printing. We are mitigating this risk by partnering with a trusted printing company who is known to do a fantastic print.

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