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Pierre Teilhard De Chardin: Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series) [Paperback]

By Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Author) & Ursula King (Introduction by)
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French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955), theologian and scientist, was renowned for his pioneering fieldwork in paleontology. His visionary writings on the reconciliation of faith and evolutionary theory aroused the suspicions of Vatican officials; as a result Teilhard was forbidden to publish on religious matters during his lifetime. After his death the rapid publication of his many books-among them The Hymn of the Universe and The Divine Milieu-marked him as one of the most influential Catholic thinkers of the 20th century-a mystic whose holistic vision speaks with growing relevance to contemporary spiritualty and theology today.

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Studio: Orbis Books
Pages   173
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 1999
Publisher   Orbis Books
Series  Modern Spiritual Masters  
ISBN  1570752486  
ISBN13  9781570752483  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was a Jesuit priest and paleontologist who studied chemistry, physics, botany, and zoology and received his doctorate in geology. The author of several works of philosophy and religion, he is considered by many to be among the foremost thinkers of our time. Christianity and Evolution was first published in 1969.


Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was born in 1881 and died in 1955.

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A Twentieth-Century Galileo  Sep 24, 2006
It took 300 years to pardon Galileo, but only 30 years for the Vatican to lift the ban on Teilhard's philosophical writings. This French Jesuit priest-paleontologist was threatened with neither trial nor torture, but until his death obediently published only scholarly papers. Only then were these musings on science and religion, written in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, finally released. In 1965 some of his characteristic terminology appeared in the Second Vatican Council's reconciliation of church dogma with evolutionary theory.

For Teilhard (1881-1955) evolution was not just a physical fact but also a spiritual truth. Reversing Descartes's division of matter and mind, Teilhard spiritualizes Darwin, proposing that "noogenesis" (evolution of thought) follows "geogenesis" and "biogenesis." "[W]hat we call inorganic matter is certainly animate," he states in Science and Christ (63), one of many monographs excerpted, introduced and annotated in this compact and thematically organized anthology. Echoing nineteenth-century natural theology, Teilhard argues that science reveals "the heart of a God" (9). Like Newton he looks for unifying principles, though his laws are metaphysical rather than mathematical: "Science . . . sees only the outer crust of things. . . . Its inner factors are not mechanistic but psychological and moral . . ." (64). He anticipates E.O. Wilson's Consilience by at least 50 years with the claim that "physics, biology and moral science [will] all be combined" (68).

He has been credited (and blamed) for inspiring the Gaia hypothesis and other emerging holistic concepts of the 1960s. The first of Teilhard's books to be published in the U.S., The Phenomenon of Man (1959) fell on fertile ground - I remember it on a reading list at Penn in 1970 - and still sells over 5000 copies a year.

King elucidates Phenomenon and its companion work The Divine Milieu (1960), relying mostly on excerpts from lesser-known essays and letters. She neglects to mention Stephen Jay Gould's charge that Teilhard was an accomplice, or at best a dupe, of the Piltdown Man perpetrators, or critics like Stephen Toulmin, who asks whether his ideas outweigh his engaging style, and whether he writes theology, pragmatic philosophy, or popular science (a category Teilhard himself preferred).

As a deep ecologist, Teilhard presents one principal difficulty. For him, humanity forms an axis leading toward "Omega point," the final apotheosis of matter in Christ incarnate. Here he collides with modern materialism, and E.O. Wilson rejects Teilhard's early version of consilience precisely because of its divine eschatology. But if a secular reader, or one from a differing religious tradition, can substitute an alternative metaphor for the mystical core of this intellectual synthesis, then the way is open to appreciate his powerful and wide-ranging imagination, overwhelming compassion and Emersonian eloquence. After all, environmentalism is rooted, if usually at a distance, in religious ethics. As basic science searches for a unified theory of everything, Teilhard's radical revisioning of faith as a higher manifestation of reason may indeed, as this collection claims, address "many of the material and spiritual issues of the twenty-first century" (10).
 
Worth the Effort  May 16, 2000
Ursula King works hard to make the often difficult writing of Pierre Teilhard understandable and applicable to 2000 thinking. She did an especially effective job on this book, and even though it is often slow going, it certainly is worth the effort it takes to understand spirituality, evolution, nature, and essential Oneness from this great French teacher, thinker, scientist, and dispenser of wisdom.
 

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