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Listen every Wednesday to “Wednesday on the World with Father Spitzer”

COVERING:
Current issues concerned with the Church, Christian culture, and moral thought.
Discoveries in natural and social science affecting Christian philosophy, anthropology, theology and culture (example: exoplanets/aliens)
Recent surveys or statistics pertaining to Christian theology and philosophy (example: Pew Survey on the Real Presence).

The Magis Center Podcast with Fr. Robert Spitze‪r‬ Magis Center

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Listen every Wednesday to “Wednesday on the World with Father Spitzer”

COVERING:
Current issues concerned with the Church, Christian culture, and moral thought.
Discoveries in natural and social science affecting Christian philosophy, anthropology, theology and culture (example: exoplanets/aliens)
Recent surveys or statistics pertaining to Christian theology and philosophy (example: Pew Survey on the Real Presence).

    The Purposeful Universe with Molecular Biologist Dr. Dan Kuebler

    The Purposeful Universe with Molecular Biologist Dr. Dan Kuebler

    This is an interview with Dr. Dan. Kuebler, the dean of applied science at Franciscan University of Steubenville that looks at the intricate interplay of order and chance in our universe. Dr. Kuebler discusses the role that physics and chemistry play in biological evolution and the impact of chance events like the Cambrian Explosion, and the meteor that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. He concludes with his personal view on whether the order in the universe implies purpose.

    • 41 min
    Ep. 10: What's So Special About The Catholic Church?

    Ep. 10: What's So Special About The Catholic Church?

    What does the Catholic Church have to satisfy our longings?
    In this week’s Wednesday on the World, Fr. Robert Spitzer discusses four aspects that are unique to the Church:
    The Church’s incredible work with respect to charity and social teaching
    The Church’s remarkable legacy when it comes to science, faith, and reason
    The the Eucharist itself
    The Sacrament of Reconciliation

    • 12 min
    Ep. 9: Christian Hope, the Gift of Salvation

    Ep. 9: Christian Hope, the Gift of Salvation

    The Son of God came into the world, into little Israel, and incarnated himself in a stable in order to save us with an act of unconditional love. What is the evidence for this? Beyond the historical evidence, there is also evidence within our hearts when we ponder the 6 questions Father Robert Spitzer asks in this week’s Wednesday on the World.

    • 5 min
    Ep. 8: Christian Hope is Grounded in the Unconditional Love of God

    Ep. 8: Christian Hope is Grounded in the Unconditional Love of God

    In this episode, Fr. Robert Spitzer shows that Christian hope is firmly grounded in God’s unconditional love in three ways: Jesus’ revelation of who the Father is by calling Him Abba. Jesus’ revelation of who the Father is through the story of the prodigal son. The total self gift of Jesus in His Crucifixion to prove that He is unconditional love.

    • 4 min
    Ep. 7: Christian Hope Grounded in Evidence & Reason

    Ep. 7: Christian Hope Grounded in Evidence & Reason

    In this episode of Wednesday on the World, Fr. Robert Spitzer focuses on Christian hope. Father explains how Christian hope is grounded in both metaphysical and scientific evidence. Father also shows how Christian hope is both reasonable and responsible.

    • 3 min
    Ep. 6: 3 Objectives to Make Our Advent Joyful, Peaceful, & Hopeful

    Ep. 6: 3 Objectives to Make Our Advent Joyful, Peaceful, & Hopeful

    The liturgical season of Advent is here, and Fr. Robert Spitzer has a few recommendations to make this Advent season one that leads you to the fullness of joy, peace, and hope that is found in Christmas.

    • 5 min

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