“Christian Century” publishes two articles on Teilhard’s long-lost Six Propositions

“Christian Century”, the leading Protestant magazine in the USA, has published two articles on the notorious Six Propositions. In the first Paul Bentley explains how and […]

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“Hymn of the Universe” – video of a Teilhard cantata by Jean-Christophe Rosaz

Hymne de l’Univers, cantata dedicated to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, composed by Jean-Christophe Rosaz. Créée par le Jeune Chœur d’Ile de France & Orchestre Bel’ Arte […]

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“America”, the Jesuit magazine in the USA, publishes article about the long-lost Six Propositions

The article is headlined “How Teilhard de Chardin’s hidden response to Vatican censure finally came to light” and tells why Paul Bentley needed to find the […]

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The British Teilhard Network


The British Teilhard Network promotes the work and vision of the priest-scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – a vision of love, of fire, of convergence, of a world in evolution energised by spirit, a vision of dynamism and direction – of a universe in movement towards its ultimate consummation or completion in a ‘universal cosmic centre’ or ‘centre of centres’.

  • Where are we heading?
  • What is the meaning of life?

Teilhard gives answers to these questions based on deep thought, reflection and mystical insight.

Are you on a quest that makes sense in our world – a world of change, a cosmos in evolution? If you are, this is the site for you.

In the Beginning: a Catholic understanding of Creation and the Fall by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.
Five classic sermons preached in Munich Cathedral when he was the Archbishop there.

Saving Adam: Evolution & Original Sin by John Farrell for Commonweal Magazine.
‘In spite of general assertions by the last three popes that belief in creation is not incompatible with evolution, Darwin continues to pose a problem for traditional Catholic doctrine. As one priest scientist quipped on his webpage, “Catholic theology requires a more clear-cut origin for Homo sapiens than the fuzzy species boundaries generally acknowledged in evolution…”’



Teilhard de Chardin

vision of love, of fire, of convergence, of a world in evolution energised by spirit, a vision of dynamism and direction.

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The Network

A network of web sites and resources dedicated to promoting the work and vision of Pierre Teilahrd de Chardin.

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Resources, publications and links to help you understand and learn more about Teilhard's vision and work.

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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

(Photograph: Fondation Teilhard de Chardin Paris)

Who was Teilhard de Chardin?

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881 - 1955) was a French Jesuit, a distinguished palaeontologist and geologist, and especially well known as a religious writer, the author of The Human Phenomenon and The Divine Milieu, and other books. He was a fervent Christian mystic, a deeply caring pastor of souls, and a thinker who developed and projected forward the meaning of the Christian gospel in the light of modern science and evolution.

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