Roger Bacon and the New Science
Learn about Roger Bacon, a 13th-century Franciscan monk, who is considered a forerunner of the modern scientific method.
A Caution on Near Death Experiences
Near death experiences are common in popular storytelling and more common than one might think. But what caution should we exercise regarding NDEs?
This Lourdes Miracle Led to the Conversion of Alexis Carrel
Discover the miracle from Lourdes that brought about the conversion of Nobel Prize-winning physician Dr. Alexis Carrel.
Can Philosophy Provide Evidence for God’s Existence?
This article demonstrates that philosophical reasoning can not only provide evidence for God's existence but can also illuminate some of God’s attributes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Sir Isaac Newton and the Scientific ‘Reformation’
A fascinating look at Sir Isaac Newton's extraordinary life, faith, and scientific contributions.