Tag Archives: Teilhard de Chardin

“Why are you still a Catholic?”

The question was posed to me some time ago by a thoughtful spiritual person who had read most of my blogs and books. The question is again in front of me in the face of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report. … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Mentors: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin was a Jesuit priest who also became a noted geologist. Through his geological studies as well as his spiritual orientation Teilhard developed a God-centered theory of evolution which he articulated through many writings, most notably Phenomenon of … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts On Experiencing God

An articulate, deeply spiritual  young man asked me the other day where and when I experience God. For him, his clearest experience of God occurs when he writes poetry. I’ve written here at various times of different experiences I’ve had … Continue reading

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On the Kind of God I Need

I would probably be an agnostic by now if I had not been introduced to the AA concept of “the God of my understanding”. The God that I had up to that point was very Catholic and Old Testament-ish. I … Continue reading

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On Creativity

The great mystic-theologian Teilhard de Chardin once wrote: “We may perhaps imagine that creation was finished long ago. But that would be quite wrong. It continues more magnificently and at the highest levels of the world….And we serve to complete … Continue reading

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