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Katie Kresser, Ph.D September 14, 2022 7 min read

Art for the Ages: The Eyes of a Woman Artist

Dr. Katie Kresser looks at the works of Artemisia Gentileschi—one of the first woman artists in history to enjoy a high-profile professional career.
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Magis Center September 12, 2022 12 min read

Scientific Evidence for God (Insights and Explanations)

From a scientist’s point of view, what evidence might there be to support belief in God? Here we summarize the best scientific evidence for God.
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Matthew A. Tsakanikas September 8, 2022 8 min read

Jesus’ Empty Tomb: Not the Only Empty Tomb in Early Christianity

A comparison of the prison arrests of the Apostles and, later, Peter to the empty tomb of Jesus—all written with humorous Hollywood mafioso language.
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Michelle Miller September 5, 2022 7 min read

Mother Teresa's Miracles: How She Was Declared a Saint

The process of canonization requires two investigated miracles; Mother Teresa’s miracles took place in the lives of Monica Besra and Marcilio Andrino.
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Magis Center September 2, 2022 2 min read

2022 Magis Women Fall Retreats

Are you ready to find your way closer to God and be surrounded by other women with the same desire? If so, these retreats may be just right for you!
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. August 31, 2022 5 min read

Was the story of Jesus actually lifted from the Egyptian Horus myth?

Father Spitzer shows that the gospel accounts of Jesus' life are definitely not a retelling of the Egyptian myth of Horus, the god of the sun.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. August 25, 2022 11 min read

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

A look into whether the anthropic coincidences are “special,” examining specific instances of the “just right” instances of these, and the cosmic evidence.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc. August 19, 2022 3 min read

New Insights into the Nones: The Rise of the “Dones”

A look into the 'dones'—a new group within the 'nones'—and traces of religion still left in them.
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Magis Center August 17, 2022 8 min read

5 Credible Stories of Near Death Experiences (Peer-Reviewed) 

A look into five stories of near death experiences from peer-reviewed journals and what they can teach us about consciousness, the afterlife, and God.
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John Clark August 12, 2022 7 min read

The Trilemma Of C.S. Lewis, Part Two: Did Jesus Claim To Be God?

Before breaking down the C.S. Lewis Trilema, John Clark first answers the question of 'did Jesus claim to be God?'
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Katie Kresser, Ph.D August 10, 2022 7 min read

Art for the Ages: St. Francis and the Birth of Renaissance Art

Inspired by her recent trip to Assissi, Italy, Katie Kresser writes St. Francis, St. Clare, Giotto, and (of course) Renaissance Art.
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Matthew A. Tsakanikas August 4, 2022 14 min read

A Catechesis for 'God Butchers': The Metaphysics of Time and Eternity

Author Matthew Tsakanikas discusses fighting the new atheism—'God Butchers'—in the wake of suffering, darkness, and pain.
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