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Magis Center April 9, 2021 8 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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Magis Center March 26, 2021 8 min read

What is Conscience? Quotes from Immanuel Kant and John Henry Newman

Kant and Newman believed you could prove the existence of God through our awareness of the conscience. Here are some quotes that explain their arguments.
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Magis Center March 9, 2021 10 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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Magis Center February 7, 2021 20 min read

Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. December 30, 2020 5 min read

Science: God’s Gift to Man

What does God intend when he gives us gifts? He means to give us joy, make us better, and glorify him. Science is one such gift from God.
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. December 11, 2020 3 min read

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

On December 12, 1531, an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared on the tilma of native Aztec, Juan Diego. Since then, scientists have struggled to explain just how the image got there.
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Magis Center October 31, 2020 9 min read

Evidence for a Beginning of the Universe

If the Big Bang marks the universe's initial expansion, then could it be the beginning of the universe? Could this indicate a transcendent cause—a creator?
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Magis Center September 17, 2020 3 min read

New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

The Magis Center’s new John Templeton funded campaign, The Purposeful Universe, looks at an evolutionary system guided by order in physics and chemistry.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S. August 31, 2020 6 min read

The Value of Science in the Age of CRISPR

Among advances in medicine and technology is the capability of “gene editing” via a technique known as CRISPR; bu what are the bioethical considerations?
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Magis Center August 29, 2020 5 min read

Negative Near Death Experiences and Hell 

Discover the 3 types of negative near-death experiences, common responses, and what negative near-death experience stories can teach us about hell.
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John Clark July 28, 2020 3 min read

The Metaphysics of JFK

Many people who leave the Catholic Church pride themselves on the use of reason. But on the level of reason, when did the metaphysics stop being true?
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Magis Center July 24, 2020 < 1 min read

John Lennox: 'Exposing My Faith to Questioning Has Only Made it Stronger'

In the video below, Professor John Lennox shares that he found exposing his faith in God to questioning from others has only made it stronger.
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