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Magis Center of Reason and Faith


The mission of the Magis Center is to explore and share the close connection between reason and faith as revealed by new discoveries in science, philosophy, and the historical study of the New Testament. Learn more at MagisCenter.com.


Is there Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos?

The December Wall Street Journal editorial by Eric Metaxas, "Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God", has generated significant interest and discussion. Metaxas’ main point is that the probability of life existing in our inhospitable universe is so close to zero that only a supernatural explanation (i.e., God) can account for our existence here on Earth. We agree with Mr. Metaxas that the odds against an anthropic universe are staggeringly high, but we’re not as convinced that extraterrestrial... Read More