Category Archives: Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin

Reclaiming Teilhard de Chardin

I have remained silent at the most recent public remarks by Cardinal Gerhard Müller and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), mostly because the conflict saddens me and I feel like a child caught in the middle of a dispute between Mom and Dad. … Continue reading

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Original Sin, Advent and Christian Hope

Earlier this week, I was having a discussion with a good-hearted atheist friend who argued that the existence of evil and the explanatory power of evolutionary biology combined to create a strong argument against the existence of God and in … Continue reading

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Dan Burke and Accuracy on Teilhard de Chardin

“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). [Editor’s Note: This posting is in response to a recent article by Dan Burke in National … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin, Pope Bendict XVI and the New Evangelization

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Teilhard de Chardin as part of the Year of Faith. ______________________________ ______________________________ One of the goals of this blog is to show how the writings and teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin are part of mainstream … Continue reading

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Orthdoxy of Teilhard de Chardin (Part VI) (Henri De Lubac)

“We need not concern ourselves with a number of detractors of Teilhard, in whom emotion has blunted intelligence”.  Cardinal Henri Cardinal de Lubac, S.J.  – The Religion of Teilhard de Chardin This is part of a continuing series that will hopefully put … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin: (Part V) (Resurrection, Evolution and the Omega Point)

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 series, we discussed Pope … 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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