The Pope John Paul II Miracles that Made Him a Canonized Saint
Learn of the two Pope John Paul II miracles that led to his canonization: Sister Marie Pierre and Floribeth Mora Diaz.
The Shroud of Turin Inspires a Hyper-Realistic Body of Christ
The new exhibit entitled 'The Mystery Man' utilizes the history and scientific validation of the Shroud of Turin to create a realistic depiction of Jesus.
Evidence for the Big Bang
Here we look at the Lemaitre/Hubble expansion, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, and even distribution of matter as evidence for the Big Bang.
5 Reasons Why Jesus’s Miracles Were Unique for Their Time
Discover five reasons Jesus's miracles were unique and their difference from the presentation of miracles in Hellenistic writings.
The Positive and Negative Effects of Religion
Throughout history, faith has been intrinsic to the human experience but what are the effects of religion on happiness, civic engagement, and health?
8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Gluttony
The deadly sin of gluttony, is an excess intake of food, alcohol, or drugs, preventing one from reaching higher levels of meaning and purpose.
The 'Just Right' Anthropic Coincidences of Our Goldilocks Universe: Part II
A further look into whether the anthropic coincidences are 'special' by examining astronomical and earth science evidence.
Why Does God Allow Evil in the World?
Why does god allow evil in the world? Here, we will flesh out one of the most common answers to this question, unpacking it point by point.
A Letter from Fr. Spitzer—New Programs and Publications
A letter highlighting our Sophia Institute partnership endeavors, new project, and upcoming publications.
The Padre Pio Miracle that Led to His Beatification
The St. Padre Pio's miracle that led to his beatification: the case of Consiglia De Martino, a married woman with three children from Salerno, Italy.
The Trilemma Of C. S. Lewis, Part Three: Was Jesus A Liar?
Was Jesus a liar? John Cark examines the factors of fame and money in the first component of the C.S. Lewis Trilema.
Positive Emotions and the Virtuous Life
Using psychology, this article examines why we have positive emotions and what role they play in developing a virtuous life.