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November 2018

Teilhard, Francoeur, and the Religion-Science Debates of the Early 1960s – Susan Sack, PhD

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chestnut Hill College – Commonwealth Chateau, 9230 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Susan Kassman Sack received her PhD in Theology in 2014 from the University of Dayton after a career as professor of Math and Computer Science and as Systems Analyst. Her book, America’s Teilhard, which deals with the rise and fall of Teilhard’s popularity in the 1960s will be published by The Catholic University of America Press in spring, 2019. Sue presently serves as chaplain at Miami Valley North hospital in Dayton, Ohio and is pursuing certification as a spiritual director.…

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March 2019

Teilhard, Original Sin, Evolution, and the Curia: What Went Wrong? – Daryl Domning, PhD

March 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chestnut Hill College – Commonwealth Chateau, 9230 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Daryl Domning, PhD, Professor of Anatomy at Howard University in Washington, DC, is a paleontologist who studies the evolution of marine mammals. Daryl has also developed an interest in the theological implications of evolution and is active in science/religion activities and dialog. With the late theologian Monika Hellwig, he wrote Original Selfishness: Original Sin and Evil in the Light of Evolution (2006). He was a co-organizer and speaker at the Washington Theological Union's public conference series "Atom + Eve: Using…

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April 2019

Cultivating a Sense of Place: Contemplative Ecology in a Time of Loss – Douglas Christie, PhD

April 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chestnut Hill College – Commonwealth Chateau, 9230 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Douglas E. Christie, PhD received his B.S. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, his M.A. from Oxford University and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley and has been awarded fellowships from the Luce Foundation, the Lilly Foundation, and the NEH. His primary research interests focus on contemplative thought and practice in ancient and medieval Christianity and on spirituality and ecology. He is the author of The Word in The Desert: Scripture and the Quest for Holiness in…

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