5 Saint John Paul II Quotes That Will Inspire You This Lent
Read these are five quotes from the Lenten messages of St. John Paul that can help encourage and strengthen your personal Lenten journey.
The 5 Transcendentals (And How they Provide Evidence for the Soul)
There are 5 transcendental desires that philosophers have recognized since the time of Plato. What are they, and how can they provide evidence for a soul?
Fingerprints: From Crime Scenes to Fighting Disease
Fingerprints are often used to solve crimes, but DNA sequencing (from the Human Genome Project) provides other promising benefits: fighting diseases.
Listen to Fr. Robert Spitzer's Vocation Story in This New Podcast
Fr. William Watson, S.J. of Sacred Story Institute interviewed Fr. Robert Spitzer of the Society of Jesus to discuss Spitzer's vocation to the priesthood.
Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen
Within the numinous experience, the numen presents itself as having two distinct poles of feeling-content: mysterium tremendum and mysterium fascinans.
Free Will Versus Determinism: A Catholic Perspective
Are we determined by our environment or do we have free will? In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer explains.
Who We Are
Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., the President and co-founder of Magis, is a Catholic Priest in the Society of Jesus and former President of Gonzaga University. The Magis Center provides comprehensive and systematic responses to restore, reconstruct, and revitalize belief in God, the transcendent dignity of every person, the significance of virtue, the higher levels of happiness, love, and freedom, and the real presence of Jesus Christ.
Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.
Saint John Paul II: Fides et Ratio