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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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The Incarnation and Evolution

Last Friday the London, Ontario Free Press had a good article by Bruce Tallman on the meaning of the Incarnation in an evolutionary world. These ideas are consistent with those of Teilhard de Chardin although Teilhard would also emphasize that the … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Term “Big Bang

Reader Jonathan Lace sent an excellent article on the history of the term Big Bang used by the New York Times. The history is interesting not only for its own sake but also for the example that a revolutionary idea … Continue reading

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Pope Reaffirms Church Teaching on Evolution; In Other News: Dog Bites Man

  The media coverage of the Catholic (both the mainstream media and unfortunately many Catholic outlets) is often superficial if not downright inaccurate. Even more recent than the synod has been the reporting of Pope Francis’ remarks supporting evolution this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabeth Johnson, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love

  My Summer reading list fell victim to the demands of daily life with a busier than expected work schedule, supporting a wife who is finishing writing a book and being the father of two boys who are active in baseball … Continue reading

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From The Teilhard Project: Teilhard de Chardin on Suffering

During his life, Teilhard de Chardin endured and witnessed a large amount of suffering from losing several siblings at a young age, to witnessing the physical suffering due to the carnage of World War I,to the mental anguish of having his visionary … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (July 14, 2014): Creation and Convergence

“The great cosmic attributes of Christ, those which (particularly in St John and St Paul) accord him a universal and final primacy over creation, these attributes… only assume their full dimension in the setting of an evolution… that is both … Continue reading

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