Item description for Christ in Evolution by Ilia Delio...
Overview A new way of looking at evolution - one that opens our eyes to the unfolding love of God. Ilia Delio transcends the debate on evolution and intelligent design to reveal the Christ who is at the center of our lives in a complete universe. She draws on mystics and theologians to show the love of God at the heart of a total redemptive process, not just physical but spiritual, cosmic, and cultural, and taking place in human consciousness. Christ in Evolution is a lucid antidote to the current crop of "new atheism" books that argue there is no place in the universe for the notion that there may be a God, let alone a God of love. Ilia Delio offers not a "brief " but a way of seeing the universe and our place in it with a vision that is more compelling because it is at once faithful to science and infused with spiritual insights that are "ancient and ever new."
Publishers Description Ilia Delio goes beyond the debate on evolution and intelligent design to reveal the Christ who is at the center of our lives in a complete universe. She draws on mystics and theologians to locate the love of God at the heart of a total redemptive process, not just physical but cosmic, cultural, spiritual, and taking place in human consciousness. Along the way, she offers surprising insights on issues such as artificial intelligence, technology, the search for extraterrestrial life, and, most of all, the meaning of Christ in our lives and our role as co-creators. Christ in Evolution is not an argument but a way of seeing the universe and our place in it with a vision that is "ancient but ever new.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.26" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570757771 ISBN13 9781570757778
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More About Ilia Delio
ILIA DELIO, O.S.F., is professor and chair of spirituality studies at the Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C. She wrote "Franciscan Prayer," "The Humility of God: A Franciscan Perspective," "Clare of Assisi: A Heart Full of Love," "Crucified Love: Bonaventure s Mysticism of the Crucified Christ" and "Simply Bonaventure: An Introduction to His Life, Thought and Writings." KEITH DOUGLASS WARNER, o.f.m., is a lecturer and researcher at Santa Clara University (California), where he teaches in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Institute. He studies sustainable agriculture and environmental policy and teaches about the greening of religion and the value of biodiversity. He wrote "Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative Agriculture through Social Networks." PAMELA WOOD is an art therapist, spiritual director and retreat facilitator in Portland, Oregon. She develops experiential activities to help individuals and groups deepen their faith and take action on behalf of creation."
Ilia Delio currently resides in Washington, DC.
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