Christ in Evolution


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Ilia Delio, OSF, is professor and chair of Spirituality Studies at Washington Theological Union where she also directs the Franciscan Center

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About the Author:
Ilia Delio, OSF, is professor and chair of Spirituality Studies at Washington Theological Union where she also directs the Franciscan Center

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570757778
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Pages: 228
  • Sales rank: 231,699
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   John F. Haught     ix
Acknowledgments     xii
Introduction     1
Evolution, Christ, and Consciousness     15
The New Scientific Paradigm     15
Creation and Evolution     21
Axial-Period Consciousness     23
The Emergence of a New Christology     29
A Brief History of Christ     32
New Testament     32
Pauline Letters     40
The Patristic Fathers     47
Modern Period     49
Franciscan Cosmic Christology     53
Teilhard de Chardin: The Christic Universe     66
Raimon Panikkar and the Unknown Christ     83
Christophany     89
The Role of the Spirit     94
Dialogic Dialogue     97
The Transcultural Christ: Thomas Merton and Bede Griffiths     102
Thomas Merton     103
Bede Griffiths     111
Christology Reborn     123
Co-creators in Christ     138
Christ in Evolution: Technology and Extraterrestrial Life     156
Conclusion     173
Notes     181
Select Bibliography     216
Index     221

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