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Magis CenterApril 13, 20234 min read

4 Approved Eucharistic Miracles from the 21st Century 

In the last twenty years, there have been four approved Eucharistic miracles. Learn all about them here!
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Magis CenterApril 11, 20235 min read

8 Deadly Sins in Literature: Lust

Beyond the 21st century, both ancient and modern literature gives examples of the lust in literature with consequences that are still possible today.
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Magis CenterApril 7, 20232 min read

Mircea Eliade: The Intuition of the Sacred

Mircea Eliade was a philosopher and historian of religion who elaborated one of the most comprehensive transcultural theories of the origin of religion.
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Magis CenterApril 5, 20238 min read

5 Historical Ways of Verifying Jesus’ Resurrection

Are there any ways of verifying Jesus’ resurrection? Exegetes like N.T. Wright and Gary Habermas have found 5 historical ways of proving the resurrection.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.April 4, 20236 min read

Why Are We So Obsessed with ChatGPT?

What Does the Fascination with ChatGPT Tell Us About Us?
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.April 3, 20234 min read

Of Dying Stars and Dying to Oneself

A Lenten article that looks at how the lessons from a dying star reveal that our dying affects our neighbors.
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Magis CenterMarch 31, 20233 min read

The New Magis Institute for Clergy

The Spitzer Center for Visionary Leadership has officially merged with Magis Center, creating the Magis Institute for Clergy.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.March 28, 20235 min read

The Beam in Your Eye: Thinking Traps that Can Blind You

A discussion about thinking traps, how we can overcome them, and how they are a segue for us to become the best version of ourselves.
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Magis CenterMarch 24, 20234 min read

The Purpose of a Myth: Insights from J.R.R. Tolkien and Mircea Eliade

What is the purpose of a myth? They have 2 functions: to give strength through a connection with transcendent reality and to present a paradigm for action.
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Matthew A. TsakanikasMarch 22, 20238 min read

Sinai as Interpretive Key to Genesis Part I: Entering the Cult

Dr. Tsakinikas looks at Mount Sinai and sets out to encourage people to view Adam and Eve's story without utilizing biological explanations of origins.
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Joel FernandesMarch 20, 20232 min read

Overcoming Loneliness, Isolation, and Failed Relationships

Take a look at the numbers for marriages and divorces and then see how love is the answer to overcoming loneliness.
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Katie Kresser, Ph.DMarch 17, 20236 min read

Art for the Ages: Da Vinci’s Last Supper

A Look at Leonardo da Vinci's 'Last Supper' and an answer to the question: does art have universal resonance?
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