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Magis Center November 29, 2022 6 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, 2022 8 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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Magis Center October 17, 2022 6 min read

Evidence for the Big Bang

Here we look at the Lemaitre/Hubble expansion, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, and even distribution of matter as evidence for the Big Bang.
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Magis Center September 23, 2022 3 min read

The Padre Pio Miracle that Led to His Beatification

The St. Padre Pio's miracle that led to his beatification: the case of Consiglia De Martino, a married woman with three children from Salerno, Italy.
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Magis Center September 12, 2022 12 min read

Scientific Evidence for God (Insights and Explanations)

From a scientist’s point of view, what evidence might there be to support belief in God? Here we summarize the best scientific evidence for God.
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Magis Center August 17, 2022 8 min read

5 Credible Stories of Near Death Experiences (Peer-Reviewed) 

A look into five stories of near death experiences from peer-reviewed journals and what they can teach us about consciousness, the afterlife, and God.
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Magis Center May 13, 2022 3 min read

A Lawyer, a Journalist, and a Scientist Detail the Miracle of the Sun

A look into witnesses' accounts of the occurrence of the Miracle of the Sun at the Cova da Iria in Fatima.
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Magis Center May 9, 2022 2 min read

New Curricula from Magis Center and Sophia Institute for Teachers

Magis Center has partnered with Sophia Institute for Teachers to create high school and middle school coursework on faith, science, and reason.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. April 29, 2022 2 min read

How Science Works, Part IV: What Science Can’t Do

This fourth installment discusses how science can answer the 'how' question but not the 'why' questions of ethics, beauty, faith, goodness, and truth.
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Magis Center March 18, 2022 5 min read

The Eucharistic Miracle Pope Francis Witnessed in Buenos Aires

The scientific validation and possible frauds associated with the Pope Francis Eucharistic miracle that occurred in Buenos Aires.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. March 14, 2022 13 min read

How Science Works, Part III: What Science is All About

The third of the series on how science works and why science does not give us eternal truths but 'truths' of science change as new data/theories arise.
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Dr. Robert Kurland, Ph.D. February 16, 2022 8 min read

How Science Works, Part II—How We Believe: Rational Inquiry

The second of a series on how science works and the limits of science focusing on the different methods by which we come to believe by reason.
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