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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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Pope Francis: Church Rejoices at the Progress of Science; Encourages Sharing of Knowledge

  Last week, Pope Francis addressed professors and students at the Vatican Observatory (Thanks to Gaudete Theology for the reference). It is an excellent read on the symbiotic relationship between science and faith in their mutual pursuit of truth. You can read … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Teilhard de Chardin

I have remained silent at the most recent public remarks by Cardinal Gerhard Müller and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), mostly because the conflict saddens me and I feel like a child caught in the middle of a dispute between Mom and Dad. … 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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Not Sure Whether to Laugh or Cry: Evolution and Faith

“Worship him, I beg you, in a way that is worthy of thinking beings” — Romans 12:1 (Jerusalem Bible Translation) My news feed included this article from the Christian Science Monitor on a “debate” this evening between Bill Nye and Ken … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 16, 2013): God Loves Us as We Are

  “I feel that you must resign yourself to taking me as I am, that is, with the congenital quality which ever since my childhood has caused my spiritual life to be completely dominated by a sort of profound ‘feeling’ … 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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