Tag Archives: Faith and Science

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 6, 2014): Transformation

“Nothing can any longer find place in our constructions which does not first satisfy the conditions of a universe in process of transformation. A Christ whose features do not adapt themselves to the requirements of a world that is evolutive … Continue reading

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2013 Reflections on Blogging (Part II): Eight Favorite Posts

Yesterday, I had listed the most popular posts on my blog during 2013.  Today, I am linking to eight of my favorite posts (in no particular order) which did not make the Top 20 views. John Haught and Why Ultimate … Continue reading

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2013 Reflections on Blogging (Part I): Country Data and Top Posts

When I started blogging in April, I had no idea what I was getting into.  I could not have been more thrilled with the community that I have found and the interesting ideas and persons that I have “met” online. … Continue reading

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Vatican Astonomers Contemplate God and Science in Geminid Meteor Shower

Because one can not have too much of Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. Set forth below is an excerpt from the Detroit Free Press on the Geminid Meteor Shower that is expected to peak Saturday morning and the role that Detroit native … Continue reading

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Exorcizing the God of the Gaps

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
The rise of modern science created a problem for Christian theology. If God is not scientifically needed to explain why water freezes at 32°F or why the stars come out at night, if the universe…

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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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Quote of the Week About Teilhard de Chardin (Brilliant but Obtuse)

The following was taken from the Teilhard de Chardin Facebook page. I laughed when I read it and thought I would share it here: “Teilhard’s combination of divine and evolution, instead of divine single-step complete creation and instead of blind evolution, … 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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