New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

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.

The Value of Science in the Age of CRISPR

The Value of Science in the Age of CRISPR

In 2002, John Paul II addressed the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the beginning of its plenary session with “The Cultural Values of Science.” Eighteen years later, the truth of his words still resonates:

Negative Near Death Experiences and Hell 

Negative Near Death Experiences and Hell 

Near death experiences (NDEs) have garnered a reputation of being blissful, other-worldly adventures complete with encounters with lost loved ones. While many NDEers do consider their close brushes with death to be positive, 1-2% report having negative near death experiences. 

The Metaphysics of JFK

The Metaphysics of JFK

Many years ago, a Jehovah’s Witness couple knocked on our door.

John Lennox: 'Exposing My Faith to Questioning Has Only Made it Stronger'

John Lennox: 'Exposing My Faith to Questioning Has Only Made it Stronger'

Professor John Lennox is an Oxford University Professor of Mathematics and renowned speaker on science, religion, and philosophy.

The Miracle that led to the Beatification of Blessed Conchita, Mystic and Mother

The Miracle that led to the Beatification of Blessed Conchita, Mystic and Mother

In 2006, a miraculous healing was attributed to a lay wife and mother from Mexico, Blessed Maria Concepcion Cabrera de Armida or, as most call her, Blessed Conchita. 

Made in God’s Image; or Are We?

Made in God’s Image; or Are We?

One of the modern narratives is that science has knocked the human person off its pedestal. We are no longer seen as the pinnacle of creation, more important than other animals and meant to rule over the rest of creation. In fact, the idea of our being “made in the image of God” should be set aside since it has been disproved by science. 

Leader of the Human Genome Project Receives 2020 Templeton Prize

Leader of the Human Genome Project Receives 2020 Templeton Prize

Since its founding in 1972, the Templeton Prize has honored 17 scientists, 7 opinion leaders, 16 religious leaders, and 7 theologians/philosophers.

A Lawyer, a Journalist, and a Scientist Describe the Miracle of Fatima

A Lawyer, a Journalist, and a Scientist Describe the Miracle of Fatima

On May 13, 1917, Lucia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto were visited for the first of many times by the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Cova da Iria in Fatima.  

Hidden Figures in the Story of DNA 

Hidden Figures in the Story of DNA 

If someone asked you who discovered DNA, what answer would you give?

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