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Because of continued uncertainty about the severity of the coronavirus, we at the Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College have decided to postpone all public events (lectures and reading circles) until further notice.

 

Although we are sorry to miss the opportunity to share these resources with you, we look forward to seeing you in the future. We will be in touch!

 

Thank you for your understanding.

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Upcoming Lecture:

Donald Wayne Viney, PhD

Monday, March 23rd, 2020; 7 pm to 9 pm *** Lecture will be rescheduled for a future date due to the coronavirus threat ***

 

The lecture is held at the Commonwealth Chateau
on the SugarLoaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College.
We hope you will join us!

Outside Events:

Thomas Berry Contemplative Retreat, July 7th-12th
Kathleen Duffy, SSJ Retreats, Summer 2020

The Institute of Religion in an Age of Science

 

Our Reading Circle:

Monday Evening Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month. We are presently reading and discussing Richard’s Rohr’s The Universal Christ. All are welcome!

Schedule of upcoming meetings and readings:

March 9, 6:30 pm Gathering Space at St. Joseph Villa Chapters 5-7 of Richard Rohr’s The Universal Christ.

St. Joseph Villa is located at 110 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031
If one of our group is not waiting at the front desk, you can ask there for directions to the Gathering Space. If you can’t find parking in the space near the entrance to the Villa, there is an entrance on Wissahickon Avenue to another parking lot.

 

Wednesday Afternoon Reading Circle usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. We are presently reading and discussing Kathleen Duffy’s Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution.

Schedule of upcoming meetings and readings:
March 11, 1:30 pm Gathering Space at St. Joseph Villa Chapters 9, 10, Conclusion of Kathleen Duffy’s Teilhard’s Struggle.

In April, we will begin reading Teilhard de Chardin’s The Divine Milieu, pp. 13-47: Teilhard de Chardin by Pierre Leroy, Preface, and Introduction.
You might also want to purchase Louis Savary’s Teilhard de Chardin: The Divine Milieu Explained
but this is not necessary. The relevant pages in this book at ix to 39.

St. Joseph Villa is located at 110 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031
If one of our group is not waiting at the front desk, you can ask there for directions to the Gathering Space. If you can’t find parking in the space near the entrance to the Villa, there is an entrance on Wissahickon Avenue to another parking lot.

If interested in joining us, please contact us at Institute4RS@chc.edu.

 

Videos:


Be sure to peruse our growing list of videos from past lectures under the Resources section!

 

Teilhard petition:

Recently a group of scientists, who are interested in promoted Teilhard’s thought and spirituality, have prepared a petition to Pope Francis asking that he consider declaring Teilhard a Doctor of the Roman Catholic Church. We invite you to consider signing the petition. You can find the petition and more information about this by clicking here!

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