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Laudato Si and Teilhard de Chardin

First, my apologies about the longer than expected sabbatical. It has been a crazy few months between work, health issues with my mother-in-law and trying to spend more time with family. I hope to begin posting again on a semi-regular … Continue reading

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Pontifical Academy of Sciences Conference on Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences recently hosted a joint conference titled “Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility“.   The importance of this conference was highlighted by the appearance of Pope Francis.  I hope … Continue reading

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Bad Science and The Flawed Myth of Materialism

  As readers of this blog know, I believe that a synthesis of sound science and ancient spiritual traditions (combined with a healthy dose of humility) is necessary to avoid the dangers of fundamentalism, whether it be religious fundamentalism or … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict, Environmental Stewardship and Request for Help (not money:-)

It is hard to believe that it was less than a ago that Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world by becoming the first Pope to resign in 600 years. While the mainstream media likes to draw (false) contrasts between Pope … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin (Part II): Benedict and the Cosmos as a Living Host

“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). _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ As shown yesterday, the thoughts of Teilhard de Chardin are an important … Continue reading

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