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Magis Center January 27, 2023 5 min read

5 Catholic Apologetics Questions Students Ask (and How to Answer Them)

Whether you’re a religious ed. teacher, a DRE, or even a parent, you may have been asked one or all of these contemporary Catholic apologetics questions.
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Magis Center January 24, 2023 9 min read

Can Catholics Believe in Near Death Experiences?

An in-depth look into near-death experiences and where they fit into the Catholic Faith.
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Magis Center January 20, 2023 2 min read

Credible Catholic is Now Called ‘Magis Institute for Teachers and Catechists’

Magis has an exciting announcement: Credible Catholic is now called ‘Magis Institute for Teachers and Catechists’! And the growth is not stopping there!
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Bill Schmitt January 12, 2023 4 min read

Let 'Gaslighting' Illuminate the Need for Truth

Merriam-Webster’s 2022 word of the year, 'gaslighting,' brings a timely catechetical relevance: a need for truth in today's culture.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. January 10, 2023 10 min read

The 'Just Right' Anthropic Coincidences of Our Goldilocks Universe: Part IV

Dr. Kurland continues to discuss the 'just right' anthropic coincidences of our universe by examining the chemistry of water and hydrogen bonding.
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John Clark January 5, 2023 6 min read

The Trilemma Of C.S. Lewis, Part Five: Jesus Is God

As John Clark wraps up his series on the 'Trilema of C.S. Lewis,' he discusses his application of apologetics to the claim that Jesus is God.
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Katie Kresser, Ph.D January 3, 2023 5 min read

Art for the Ages: Botticelli and the Divine Human

Dr. Katie Kresser explores the work of Sandro Botticelli and what it means to be made in the image of God.
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Magis Center December 25, 2022 5 min read

The Christian Meaning of the Twelve Days of Christmas

There are many Christmas carols, secular and Christian, but do you know the Christian meaning of the Twelve Days of Christmas?
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc. December 23, 2022 5 min read

Music and the Brain with Dr. Oliver Sacks: Christmas Edition

Have you ever wondered about the link between music and the brain? Here, Maggie Ciskanik discusses the evidence found by Dr. Oliver Sacks.
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Lauren Woodrell December 21, 2022 6 min read

The History of the Christian Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is one of the biggest symbols of Christmas—but what are its origins, and where can you find meaning in yours?
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Magis Center December 19, 2022 5 min read

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Envy

The sin of envy usually comes from the belief that you have been treated unfairly. Literature shows readers how envy can grow and consume its victims.
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. December 12, 2022 3 min read

The Science (or Lack Thereof) Behind Juan Diego’s Tilma

Can science prove that the Juan Diego tilma was not done by the miraculous hand of God? Take a close look at five aspects of the argument.
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