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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 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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Magis CenterMay 19, 20238 min read

Reconciling Contemporary Science and the Doctrine of Original Sin

An analysis of the challenges that arise in the conflict between the perspective of the natural sciences and the Doctrine of Original Sin.
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Magis CenterApril 24, 20237 min read

Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

By looking at patients' accounts of the afterlife, we may be able to infer clues about the afterlife. What parallels can we draw between NDEs and heaven?
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Magis CenterApril 22, 20239 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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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.April 20, 202310 min read

Sir Isaac Newton and the Scientific ‘Reformation’

A fascinating look at Sir Isaac Newton's extraordinary life, faith, and scientific contributions.
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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 CenterFebruary 21, 20239 min read

The Fine-Tuned Universe: 4 Fine-Tuning Examples

Fine-tuning is the assumption that the universe cannot cause its own existence. Therefore it must have a creator. But what are some fine-tuning examples?
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Magis CenterNovember 29, 20226 min read

Alternatives to the Big Bang

There are 4 significant alternatives to the Big Bang: multiverse, the cyclical universe, eternally static universe, and string theory.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.November 15, 20228 min read

St. Albert the Great: The Patron Saint of Scientists and Philosophers

St. Albert the Great's contributions to natural science and philosophy reveal the depth of his understanding of the fundamental parts of the human person.
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