Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen

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.
Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.
Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

In view of God's unconditional love and His redemption of suffering, one might ask, why would God have allowed suffering to occur in the first place?
Healing Post-Election America

Healing Post-Election America

Over the past 4 or 8 or 12 years, it’s worth wondering if we're becoming people who claim to love humanity, but fail to love and befriend actual persons. 
Does God Care Whether I Exist?

Does God Care Whether I Exist?

It is an unfortunate and terrifying catechesis that presents God as a being whose happiness is indifferent to my existence.
What Is Time? Part VI: Why God Created Time

What Is Time? Part VI: Why God Created Time

In this sixth article of the series “What is Time,” we discuss the timelessness of God and why God created time to allow for free will and moral choice.
A Risk Worth Taking

A Risk Worth Taking

Some risks are worth taking. Even more importantly, the risks that we decide to take—as well as those we decide not to take—serve to define who we are.
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’s new John Templeton funded campaign, The Purposeful Universe, looks at an evolutionary system guided by order in physics and chemistry.
A Must-Read for Those Interested in Christian Worldview

A Must-Read for Those Interested in Christian Worldview

A Must-Read for Those Interested in Christian Worldview
The Metaphysics of JFK

The Metaphysics of JFK

Many people who leave the Catholic Church pride themselves on the use of reason. But on the level of reason, when did the metaphysics stop being true?

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