Monthly Archives: May 2013

Scientific Potpourri

Here are some interesting scientific stories on cosmology and evolution from the last week.  Major kudos goes to MetaNexus, which is a great resources for identifying several of these articles: Evolution’s Two-Way Street.  Scientific American discusses that evolution may be … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin: (Part IV) (Christ as the Evolution of Humanity)

In Part I of our series on the orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin, we described how Pope Emeritus Benedict held Teilhard’s theological vision of Christ as a central feature of the Christian liturgical and Eucharistic experience In Part II of our … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin: (Part III) (Pope Benedict)

In Part I of our series on the orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin, we described how Pope Emeritus Benedict held Teilhard’s theological vision of Christ as a central feature of the Christian liturgical and Eucharistic experience In Part II of our … Continue reading

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Christians Must Confront Scientific Illiteracy

“Interpretation of biblical passages must be informed by the current state of demonstrable knowledge. . . Many non-Christians are well versed in natural knowledge, so they can detect vast ignorance in such a Christian and laugh it to scorn.” — … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin (Part II): Benedict and the Cosmos as a Living Host

“By now, no one would dream of saying that [Teilhard] is a heterodox author who shouldn’t be studied” — Fr. Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman (July 2009). _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ As shown yesterday, the thoughts of Teilhard de Chardin are an important … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin (Part I): Pope Benedict and Spirit of the Liturgy

__________ I was hoping to save this post and series until later, when I could have had a more comprehensive assessment.  However, as I am becoming more immersed into the blogosphere, I am starting to realize how controversial a figure … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 20): In the Beginning . . .

“In the beginning was Power, intelligent, loving, energizing. In the beginning was the Word, supremely capable of mastering and moulding whatever might come into being in the world of matter. In the beginning there were not coldness and darkness: there was the Fire. This is the … Continue reading

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