What Is Time? Part VI: Why God Created Timeon September 24, 2020
This is the sixth and final article in the series “What is Time.” In this article, I’ll discuss the timelessness of God and why God had to create time to allow for free will and moral choice. In the previous articles, I gave brief accounts of the philosophy of time, the neuropsychology of time, time’s arrow, entropy, time and the physics of relativity, and time and quantum mechanics.
A Risk Worth Takingon September 21, 2020
In the 1995 Academy Award winning movie “Braveheart,” the main character, William Wallace, delivers a powerful speech to a group of men who are considering running away from battle:
New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implieson September 17, 2020
The Magis Center is launching a new John Templeton Foundation funded campaign, “The Purposeful Universe. The campaign will be promoted to journalists, bloggers, and also on social media platforms through mid-December. Here is the text of the press release that went out yesterday.. Please forward to friends, family, colleagues, etc.
Can Catholics Believe in Near Death Experiences?on September 16, 2020
A Must-Read for Those Interested in Christian Worldviewon September 12, 2020
Christendom College Theology Chairman Dr. Matthew Tsakanikas has a new three-part article, “Cultivating Time for Eternity,” which is essential reading for anyone interested in big picture narratives.
When a Society Abandons Truthon September 8, 2020
Whether it appears on Facebook, Twitter or a dozen other similar venues, a high percentage of online discussions—whatever the topic—eventually devolve to the point of invective, pejorative, and name-calling. The apex of this is often considered to be something called “Godwin’s Law.”
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