Monthly Archives: December 2014

Evolutionary Christianity

Last night as I was thinking of a way to succinctly describe Teilhard de Chardin’s views on evolutionary theology.  Lo and behold, through the magic of the Internet portion of the evolving Noosphere, I was fortunate to come across the … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a New Humanity in a New Year

Originally posted on Father Bob's Reflections:
St. Augustine, Florida at Christmastime. Dear friends, When we were preparing for Y2K fifteen years ago, I dreamed about “A New Humanity for a New Millennium.” And I wrote some really positive stuff…

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 29, 2014): Christian Love

For the last couple of days, I’ve given some thought to what you said about how Christianity must not to allow itself to be eclipsed by certain human virtues but must assimilate them (since they, too, are equally incapable of flourishing without implicitly basing … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Holy Family (December 28, 2014)

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Family. The readings can be found here.  This is an interesting Feast in that it falls between Christmas and Epiphany. In some ways it seems like an odd placement between these two … Continue reading

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When God comes in

Originally posted on Perichoresis:
Lord, come into my heart. It’s hard for me to get the door open very far, but if at the Incarnation you managed to squeeze into an embryo, perhaps you could make it into my heart too—even…

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The Galactic Milieu: The “Irrationality” and Beauty of the Incarnation

  [Slightly modified version of a post from December 2013. Merry Christmas Everyone!] As we approach Christmas, I thought I would share one of my favorite descriptions of the Incarnation. This is courtesy of Julian May, a prolific and talented … Continue reading

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How Do We Know Jesus Was a Real Person?

  “How do we know Jesus was a real person?” This is the question asked by my seven year old son recently. Not “How do we know Jesus is the Son of God?” or “Did Jesus really rise from the … Continue reading

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