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The Galactic Milieu: The “Irrationality” and Beauty of the Incarnation

  [Slightly modified version of a post from December 2013. Merry Christmas Everyone!] As we approach Christmas, I thought I would share one of my favorite descriptions of the Incarnation. This is courtesy of Julian May, a prolific and talented … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Lent (March 9, 2014): O Felix Culpa

“Just as in living bodies a cell, at first similar to the other cells, can gradually come to be preponderant in the organism, so the particular humanity of Christ was able (at least at the Resurrection) to take on, to … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 13, 2014): The Cosmic Design

This week the quote is not directly from Teilhard de Chardin but it is inspired by Teilhard in the outstanding science fiction series The Galactic Milieu by Julian May.  The quote is by the character Rogatien Remillard (“Uncle Rogi”): “And how … Continue reading

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The Galactic Milieu: The “Irrationality” and Beauty of the Incarnation

As we approach Christmas, I thought I would share one of my favorite descriptions of the Incarnation. This is courtesy of Julian May, a prolific and talented science fiction writer. One of her most popular works is the Galactic Milieu, … Continue reading

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Embracing Doubt (Part VI): The Incarnation

“God Writes Straight With Crooked Lines” — Spanish Proverb This is the sixth and final installment of “Embracing Doubt to Grow to a Mature Faith”.  [A fully summary of the series is set forth at the end.]  Today, we will … Continue reading

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Embracing Doubt (Part V): Creation of Universe Out of Love

This is Part V of “Embracing Doubt to Grow to a Mature Faith”.  In Part I, I described some of my own faith journey and had an excerpt from Fr. James Martin, S.J.’s book “The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything on how … Continue reading

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