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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.August 31, 20206 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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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.August 31, 20204 min read

The Truth. How do we know it when we see it?

Two blog posts cannot exhaust the complex issues of how the human mind “knows” and how we make judgments about what is “true.”
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John ClarkJuly 28, 20203 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 CenterJuly 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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Michelle MillerJune 15, 20205 min read

The Miracle that led to the Beatification of Blessed Conchita, Mystic and Mother

In 2006, a miraculous healing was attributed to wife, mother, and mystic from Mexico, Blessed Conchita. She also founded lay and religious apostolates.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.June 6, 20205 min read

Made in God’s Image; or Are We?

Should the idea of our being “made in the image of God” should be set aside since it has been disproved by science? Dr. Marie George answers.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.May 24, 20205 min read

Leader of the Human Genome Project Receives 2020 Templeton Prize

This year's Templeton Prize was awarded to the scientist who led Human Genome Project and whose work testifies to the haromony between faith and science.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.May 11, 20206 min read

Hidden Figures in the Story of DNA 

If someone asked you who discovered DNA, what answer would you give? The correct answer: all of the above contributed in some way—and many others!
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.May 3, 20209 min read

Did Einstein Believe in God? Find Out from His Letters and Quotes

Did Einstein believe in God? His view of God is a tangle, partly because his words are often taken out of the multiple contexts in which he spoke about God.
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Magis CenterApril 30, 2020< 1 min read

[Video] What is Happiness? Here's a Basic Overview

Discover why happiness is the driving force behind every decision you make in this clip taken from the Magis Center's "Happiness, The Series."
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S.March 26, 20206 min read

Einstein, Science, and Religion: Was the Great Scientist Religious?

Why do people care what Einstein thought about religion and God? Are we looking for his help in mysteries like “Does God exist?” and “Do we need religion?”
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Magis CenterMarch 16, 2020< 1 min read

[Video] Are All Christian Religions the Same?

We raised our daughter Catholic. She eventually married a good Christian non-Catholic man and no longer attends mass. Are all Christian religions the same?
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