Atonement and Evolution

Atonement and Evolution

Q: “I first came across your work through your writings on St Bonaventure and have come to know your further writings on Teilhard de Chardin and seeing Christian faith in relation to evolution and conciousness.  But what I find missing in your writings and...
Theistic Evolution:  A New Religious Story

Theistic Evolution:  A New Religious Story

Q: “… We are the universe becoming conscious of Itself. There is an energy within (God/Agape) drawing us (and everything) forward and upward in a rise in consciousness towards greater and greater being… Jesus is that Energy, drawing the universe...
In Support of Teilhard’s Vision

In Support of Teilhard’s Vision

The great medievalist scholar Etienne Gilson once wrote of Bonaventure: “You can either see the general economy of his doctrine in its totality, or see none of it, nor would a historian be led by the understanding of one of the fragments to desire to understand the...
Trashing Teilhard

Trashing Teilhard

Was the Jesuit scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin really a fascist, racist, genocidal opponent of human dignity? I had thought that, at least among educated Catholics, the question was almost dead. I was even guessing that holdout pockets of hostility might be...

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