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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.June 22, 20233 min read

How to Share Our Call to the Transcendent in a Materialistic Culture

In our evergrowing materialistic culture, we must find ways to call upon the transcendent to find true fulfillment and happiness.
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J. G. MillerJune 20, 202310 min read

Can Philosophy Provide Evidence for God’s Existence?

This article demonstrates that philosophical reasoning can not only provide evidence for God's existence but can also illuminate some of God’s attributes.
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Magis CenterJune 14, 20236 min read

Ten Life-Transforming Truths

Dive into ten transforming truths that stem from natural science, medicine, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and the revelation of Jesus Christ.
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Magis CenterJune 12, 20237 min read

The Fall and Original Sin

Before we can fully understand the concept of original sin, we must first understand the fall and our first parents.
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Magis CenterJune 7, 20239 min read

What Draws Us to the Sacred? Mircea Eliade on Hierophany, Myths, and Homo Religiosus

Mircea Eliade found that religion originates from an experience of the sacred common to all. Also common are hierophany, myths, and homo religiosus.
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Carol Lynn MillerJune 5, 20233 min read

The 3 Levels of Conversion: Moral Conversion

Moral conversion focuses on the consistent practice of the higher self’s triumph over the lower self. Learn more here!
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Matthew A. TsakanikasJune 3, 202315 min read

Sinai as Interpretive Key to Genesis Part III: From Eden to the Temple

Dive into understanding the book of Genesis that we know today by looking at the Garden of Eden and the Tabernacle in the final installment of the series.
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Magis CenterJune 1, 20236 min read

God, Science, and Creation

Almost two hours of in-depth reason and discourse by Fr. Spitzer on what science can tell us about God, science, and creation.
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Magis CenterMay 30, 20233 min read

Suicide in Catholicism

Suicide in Catholicism is often misunderstood. Here, Fr. Spitzer answers an EWTN viewer's personal question regarding a loved one's suicide.
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Magis CenterMay 26, 20236 min read

What Makes Us Human: The Origin of Language

An argument that the soul is the condition necessary for certain powers and characteristics that are at the center of what makes us human.
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Magis CenterMay 24, 20234 min read

What Does the Catholic Church Say about Near Death Experiences?

Have you ever wondered, 'What does the Catholic Church Say about near-death experiences?' Enjoy this video and discussion about the relationship.
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Magis CenterMay 22, 20236 min read

Human Intelligence vs. Animal Intelligence

Recent studies show that humans are categorically different from animals, not only in their language abilities, but also in their ability to form concepts.
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