Thursday 7 February 2019 – Annual Teilhard Seminar at the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University

The 2019 Teilhard de Chardin Seminar will be on “The Origin of Evil”. It will be given by Prof. Celia Deane-Drummond of the University of […]

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Petition to Pope Francis to declare Teilhard a Doctor of the Church

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INQUISITION – 30-minute video of excerpts from the play available online

30 minutes of excerpts from the staged reading of Inquisition, Paul Bentley’s play about Teilhard de Chardin and the notorious “Six Propositions” he was ordered […]

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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.

The Phenomenon of Man or The Human Phenomenon?
BTN’s editor compares the two translations of the book which made Teilhard de Chardin famous. Click on

Teilhard de Chardin’s Augmented Man
– La Croix International – by Hilaire Giron
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin believed that social and economic development depended on scientific progress and the expansion of technologies… Click on

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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