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"Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed." -- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (; May 1, 1881 – April 10, 1955) was a French philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist and took part in the discovery of both Piltdown Man and Peking Man. Teilhard conceived the idea of the Omega Point and developed Vladimir Vernadsky's concept of Noosphere. Some of his ideas came into conflict with officials in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church and several of his books were censured.

Teilhard's primary book, The Phenomenon of Man, set forth a sweeping account of the unfolding of the cosmos. He abandoned traditional interpretations of creation in the Book of Genesis in favor of a less strict interpretation. This displeased certain officials in the Roman Curia and in his own order who thought that it undermined the doctrine of original sin developed by Saint Augustine. Teilhard's position was opposed by his Church superiors, and some of his work was denied publication during his lifetime by the Roman Holy Office. The 1950 encyclical Humani generis condemned several of Teilhard's opinions, while leaving other questions open. More recently, Pope John Paul II indicated a positive attitude towards some of de Chardin's ideas. In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI praised Teilhard's idea of the universe as a "living host" although the ecclesiastical warnings attached to his works remain.

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Total Books: 140
Letters From A Traveler
2009 - Letters From a Traveler (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781104842352
ISBN-10: 1104842351

On Love  Hapiness
2009 - On Love Hapiness (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781110367955
ISBN-10: 1110367953

The Phenomenon of Man
2008 - The Phenomenon of Man (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061632655
ISBN-10: 0061632651
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction

Die Entstehung des Menschen
2006 - Die Entstehung Des Menschen (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783406547423
ISBN-10: 3406547427

Das Teilhard de Chardin Lesebuch
2006 - Das Teilhard De Chardin Lesebuch (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783491694293
ISBN-10: 3491694299

El Medio Divino Ensayo De Vida Interior
2005 - El Medio Divino Ensayo De VIda Interior [El Libro De Bolsillo] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420636023
ISBN-10: 8420636029
Genres: Nonfiction, Christian Books & Bibles

The Divine Milieu
2004 - The Divine Milieu (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781845192464
ISBN-10: 184519246X

Toward the Future
2002 - Toward the Future (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156028196
ISBN-10: 0156028190
Genres: Nonfiction, Christian Books & Bibles

Activation of Energy
2002 - Activation of Energy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156028172
ISBN-10: 0156028174
Genre: Nonfiction

Das Herz der Materie Kernstck einer genialen Weltsicht
2002 - Das Herz Der Materie Kernstck Einer Genialen Weltsicht (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783491690653
ISBN-10: 349169065X

Christianity and Evolution
2002 - Christianity and Evolution (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156028189
ISBN-10: 0156028182
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles

The Heart of Matter
2002 - The Heart of Matter (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780156027588
ISBN-10: 0156027585
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles

L'Energie humaine
2002 - L'energie Humaine (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020526432
ISBN-10: 2020526433

Prier 15 jours avec Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
2001 - Prier 15 Jours Avec Pierre Teilhard De Chardin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782853133913
ISBN-10: 2853133915

L'Avenir de l'homme tome 5
2001 - L'avenir De L'homme Tome 5 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020485548
ISBN-10: 2020485540

Das gttliche Milieu Ein Entwurf des Inneren Lebens
2000 - Das Gttliche Milieu Ein Entwurf Des Inneren Lebens (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783545700147
ISBN-10: 3545700143

Science et Christ tome 9
1999 - Science Et Christ Tome 9 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020381970
ISBN-10: 2020381974

Der Mensch im Kosmos
1999 - Der Mensch Im Kosmos (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783406455414
ISBN-10: 3406455417

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Writings
1999 - Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Writings [Modern Spiritual Masters Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781570752483
ISBN-10: 1570752486
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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Le Milieu Divin
1999 - Le Milieu Divin (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780685365830
ISBN-10: 0685365832

Sur le bonheur
1997 - Sur Le Bonheur (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9782020324564
ISBN-10: 2020324563

1994 - Ecrits Du Temps De Guerre [1916-1919] (Paperback)
1993 - Lettres D'egypte [1905 1908] (Paperback)
1972 - Human Energy [Harvest Book] (Paperback)
1956 - Lettres De Voyage [1923 1955] (Paperback)Paperback
Future of Man [Fontana religious series] (Paperback)
Letters to Two Friends 192652 [The Fontana library of theology and philosophy] (Paperback)
Early Man in China [Peking Institute De Geo-Biologie] (Hardcover)
Le Ceur De La Matiere [Euvres de Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ; 13 - French Edition] (Paperback)
Journal [French Edition] (Paperback)
Lettres a L'abbe Gaudefroy Et a L'abbe Breuil [Rocher/Litterature - French Edition] (Paperback)