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Quantum Physics, Relationality and the Triune God

One of the great contributions that Teilhard de Chardin made to Christian theology is his reconciliation of traditional Christian theology with evolutionary biology. Science has continued to advance. Discoveries in the past 100 years, from the Big Bang to particle … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Albert the Great (November 15): Patron Saint of Scientists

Today is the Feast of St. Albert the Great who, along with St. Dominic, are the patron Saints of scientists.  In honor of this Feast Day, I am going to restate much of what I wrote on August on the Feast Day … Continue reading

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Vatican Hosting Multi-Discliplinary Conferences on the Beginning and the End of the Universe

The Vatican is hosting another conference on the intersection of faith and science, this time on the scientific, philosophical and theological intersections of the Big Bang and the end of the universe. This conference follows up on the conference last … Continue reading

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Site Update: Teilhard de Chardin Resources

Things are fairly crazy at work and I have not been able to produce as much material for the blog as I would like. I am working on a number of items including a response to Dan Burke (currently at … Continue reading

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Creeping Creationism in Latin America?

“An important function of theology is that of keeping religion linked to reason, and reason, to religion. Both these functions are of essential importance to humanity. . . [T]here exist pathologies of religion and – not less dangerous – pathologies … Continue reading

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Intersection of Faith and Science: Vatican Astronomer Guy Consolmagno, S.J. (More Interviews)

One of my favorite speakers is Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. Consolmagno is an M.I.T. graduate and research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory. Consolmagno has served on the governing boards of the Meteoritical Society; the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU) Division III, Planetary Systems Science (secretary, 2000 … Continue reading

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