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Father Spitzer’s Resource Book:

The Catechism of the Catholic Church Explained with Faith, Reason, and Science

About Fr. Spitzer’s Resource Book (formally the "Big Book")

Fr. Spitzer's Resource Book is the foundation  for all Magis Institute courses and resources. Over 1,500 pages, it is delivered in 4 parts (mirroring the four parts of the Catechism) consisting of 16 volumes—and includes references and citations. 

Fr. Spitzer created this resource book to provide teachers, catechists, and independent learners access to his dissertation research on the intersection of science, reason, and faith. 

Use Fr. Spitzer's Resource Book to:

  • To gain knowledge of science-based, contemporary apologetics
  • As a learning companion to the Essential Modules 
  • To locate sources of studies sited in the Essential Modules
  • As a companion to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • To use in your own scholastic research (bibliographies located at the end of each document)


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