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Religion News Service: Teilhard de Chardin as an Antidote to “feel-good” Faith

  A. James Rudin had a recent outstanding commentary titled “Insights of these 3 religious thinkers may be an antidoe to ‘feel-good’ faith”.  The three thinkers are Teilhard de Chardin, Martin Buber and Reinhold Niebuhr.  These three giants are perhaps … Continue reading

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Charles Reid: We Can Do Better on the Intersection of Science and Theology

  Charles Reid, professor of law at St. Thomas University, has recently written an interesting piece in the Huffington Post titled “The Reconciliation of Science and Religion: We Can Do Better.”  The thrust of the article is Reid’s review of Amir … Continue reading

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A God Too Small

I am continuing to find excellent Pentecost reflections on the web.  The latest gem is from Fr. René Camilleri in the Times of Malta.  You can find Fr. Camilleri’s entire article here but set forth below is an extended excerpt: “The … Continue reading

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The Interior Life and the Presence of God

  I came across by this great article by Arnold Van Vugt in the Sun Star of the Philippines reflecting on Pentecost and discussing the need for Christianity to regain its sense of mysticism and wonder, including great quotes by Teilhard de Chardin … 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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Does the Beauty of the Gospel Story Attest to Its Truth?

Originally posted on The Bully Pulpit:
Does the aesthetic splendor of the four Gospels, when considered like works of literature, emit the ineffable whiff of something genuine? Is there a patina of truth — truth endorsed by beauty — coating the…

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