Tag Archives: Cosmic Christ

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 2, 2013)

“[W]hen one understands how physical and immediate is the omni-influence of Christ, the vigor assumed by every detail of the Christian life is quite astonishing; it gains an emphasis never dreamt of by those who are frightened of the realistic … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe (November 24, 2013): Teilhard de Chardin’s Universal Christic Vision

“Our individual mystical effort awaits an essential completion in its union with the mystical effort of all other men. The divine milieu which will ultimately be one in the Pleroma, must begin to become one during the earthly phase of … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (November 11, 2013): Cosmic Consciousness

“When we read the evidence of certain Christian mystics, or even simply what many perfectly ordinary people may tell us in confidence, we cannot but quite seriously question whether there may not be a sort of cosmic consciousness in our … Continue reading

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John Haught and Why Ultimate Reality is a Personal God

One the leading scholars on Teilhard de Chardin is John Haught, Senior Research Fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University.  Haught has written numerous books on Christian evolutionary theology and the symbiotic relationship between faith and science including Science and Faith: A … Continue reading

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The Noosphere (Part III): Future Evolution of the Noosphere

Today is the final installment of a three part series discussing the noosphere: Part I:  Teilhard de Chardin’s Vision Part II: Christian Concepts of the Noosphere Part III: Future Evolution of the Noosphere The concept of the noosphere as an … Continue reading

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The Noosphere (Part II): Christian Concepts of the Noosphere

  Today, is part two of a three part series discussing the noosphere: Part I:  Teilhard de Chardin’s Vision Part II: Christian Concepts of the Noosphere Part III: Future Evolution of the Noosphere One of the challenges of Teilhard de … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (July 1, 2013): Big Christianity

“A Christ without historical personification would not be capable (either in fact or reason) of emerging from metaphysical abstractions or hypotheses.  The success of the Christ of Christianity is due to the association of his birth (which gives him the … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week: June 10, 2013 (Big Christianity)

“Under the constant flood of being that science lets loose, a certain small-scale academic Christ is swept away; and instead the great Christ of tradition and mysticism is revealed and must be accepted; and it is to this Christ that … Continue reading

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The Way of the Logos

Today’s Gospel reading from John has a very provocative statement by Jesus:  “I AM the Way.  I AM Truth and Life.”  Unfortunately, many people incorrectly interpret this in an exclusivist manner.  As the Irish Jesuits explain: “This is not to … Continue reading

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