Made in His Image: the Social Synapse and the Neurobiology of Connection
The data is in: we are hardwired for connection and social interactions. Not a surprise—for God is a community of love, and we are made in His image.Start Reading
New Insights on the Rise of the ‘Nones’
The United States is increasing in “Nones,” i.e, those who claim no religious affiliation. But who are the Nones, and what compels them to leave the Church?Start Reading
Happiness and the Jordan Peterson Factor
Jordan Peterson’s desire for self-empowering disciplines to replace sloppy secularism can launch us beyond ego comparison—where so many people are trapped.Start Reading
Success and Happiness: Are They the Same?
Discover why our culture is so obsessed with success and power and learn if Level 2 happiness and worldly success can lead to true happiness.Start Reading
[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."Start Reading
Coping and Thriving in the Covid-19 Crisis
With social distancing and self-quarantines, it's challenging not to succumb to depression and a sense of helplessness. Everett Worthington points to hope.Start Reading
How Wonderful is Wonder?
It must be hard to live a life of metaphysical certitude about everything. Certainty leaves no room for wonder. And that’s sad. Because wonder is wonderful.Start Reading
Advent Season: A Time for Choices, Change, and Even Happiness
As the Advent season begins, it might seem odd to mention happiness. Aren’t we supposed to focus on being holy rather than being happy?Start Reading
Why Do People Believe in God?
Atheists, such as Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, say God is a “fiction” created by humans. However people continue to believe in God. Why is this?Start Reading
An Elevator for Levels of Happiness: More to Say than Small Talk
Today’s culture appreciates minor chit-chat in elevators—without fully embracing the call to raise society’s real happiness to higher levels.Start Reading
Christendom College Transcribes Fr. Spitzer's Graduation Commencement
College president and staff were so impressed with Father’s 2019 graduation commencement address that they transcribed it for their "Principles" audience.Start Reading
Is God Free to Create the World?
Is God free to create the world? The answer isn’t a yes or a no. Aquinas teaches there is one thing that God wills necessarily: his own divine goodness.Start Reading