The final volume of Teilhard's collected essays, containing two texts of key importance published for the first time: "The Heart of Matter" and "The Christic." Foreword by N. M. Wildiers; Index. Translated by René Hague. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
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. Toward the Future was first published in 1973.
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Jesuit priest Pierre Teilard de Chardin,s writings were supressed during his lifetime, but now his unique insights have enjoyed a resurgent popularity. Undeniably complex, Teilard's insights into the relationship between christianity and science have aquired extraodinary relevance with the advent of global communications and the internet. The Heart Of Matter details Teilard's poignant autobiographical reminiscences concerning his spiritual and intellectual evolution. If you are familiar with Teilard's other books,or have read about his philosophies elsewhere, The Heart Of Matter will enhance your insight into the mind and works of this visionary christian author. J.K.Potter
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