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A Virtual Program
Monday, July 5 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, July 12 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, July 19 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, July 26 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, August 2 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, August 9 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, August 16 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Monday, August 23 from 7:00pm - 8:15pm
This 8 session Teilhard virtual program details the significance of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) for 21st century life. His personal story, his valuable and lasting insights into evolution and into spirituality will be examined as well as his continuing influence on contemporaries such as theologian Ilia Delio and evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson.
Facilitator: Mike Reiling M.Ed. is a retired theology teacher, a current spirituality educator, and a serious student of Teilhard de Chardin.
July 5 - Teilhard and Evolution
Teilhard’s foundational insight was to ground spirituality in science, specifically Darwinian evolution. “Evolution changes everything” he said.
July 12 - Teilhard’s Story
We will look at Teilhard’s life story and how his own thinking evolved over his lifetime.
July 19 - Teilhard and the Cosmic Christ
We will examine the Scriptures and early Christian thought where Teilhard found “the Cosmic Christ.”
July 26 - Teilhard’s Prayer in Mass on the World
Teilhard provides us with a contemporary and meaningful way to pray “in the world.”
August 2 - Teilhard’s Spiritual Program
Teilhard offers helpful insights into our own spiritual journeys in his work The Divine Milieu.
August 9 - Teilhard and Ethical Living
We will consider Teilhard’s wisdom about ethical living and loving others.
August 16 - Teilhard’ Legacy I
We will examine how Teilhard’s thought has expanded through contemporary voices like Ilia Delio and Beatrice Bruteau.
August 23 - Teilhard’s Legacy II
We will study how Teilhard’s thought expanded through contemporary voices like Thomas Berry and David Sloan Wilson.
Mike Reiling, M.Ed.
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