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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 23, 2014): Love, Matter and Spirit

Love is the threshold of another universe. Beyond the vibrations with which we are familiar, the rainbow-like range of its colors is still in full growth. But, for all the fascination that the lower shades have for us, it is only … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 16, 2014): Charity and Progress

  “Christian detachment subsists wholly in this wider attitude of mind: but instead of “leaving behind” it leads on; instead of cutting off, it raises. It is no longer a breakaway but a way through; no longer a withdrawal but … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 9, 1014): The Primacy of Charity

  “What the modern mind finds disconcerting in Christian charity is its negative or at least static aspect, and also the “detached” quality of this great virtue. “Love one another …” Hitherto the gospel precept has seemed simply to mean, … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 2, 1014): The Primacy of Christ and His Relationship to the Cosmos

  “In the narrow, partitioned and static Cosmos wherein our fathers believed themselves to dwell, Christ was “lived” and loved by His followers, as He is today, as the Being on whom all things depend and in whom the Universe … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 26, 2014): Matter and Spirit; Christ and Charity

  “What is finally the most revolutionary and fruitful aspect of our present age is the relationship it has brought to light between Matter and Spirit: spirit being no longer independent of matter, or in opposition to it, but laboriously … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 19, 2014): Relevance of Christianity

“As recently as yesterday Christianity represented the highest  point attained by the consciousness of Mankind in its striving to humanize itself. But does it still hold this position, or at the best can it continue to hold it for long? … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 12, 2014): Freedom of Christianity

“Christianity is not, as it is sometimes presented and sometimes practiced, an additional burden of observances and obligations to weigh down and increase the already heavy load, or to multiply the already paralyzing ties of our life in society. It … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 5, 2014): Developing Noosphere

“From the first beginnings of History (sic) . . . this principle of the compressive generation of consciousness has been ceaselessly at work in the human mass. But from the moment — we have just reached it! — when the … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (April 28, 2014): A God Proportionate to our Understanding of the Universe

  “The human world of today has not grown cold, but . . . it is ardently searching for a God proportionate to the new dimensions of a Universe whose appearance has completely revolutionized the scale of our faculty of worship. … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (April 21, 2014): The Parousia and the Omega Point

  “Christian faith . . . by the very fact that it is rooted in the idea of the Incarnation, has always based a large part of its tenants on the tangible values of the World and of Matter . . … Continue reading

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