Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. (1881-1955) was a French Jesuit, philosopher, paleontologist and geologist.
On April 9, 2015, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of his death, Georgetown University hosted a symposium, “Teilhard de Chardin: His Importance in the 21st Century.” This included a presentation of his “Mass on the World” as well as a panel discussion, moderated by Frank Frost, Ph.D., director, The Teilhard de Chardin Project, featuring:
- John F. Haught, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Theology Department, Georgetown University - “Evolution’s God”
- Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Chestnut Hill College - “The Power of Love: Rediscovering Fire”
- John Grim, Ph.D., Co-director, Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale, and President of the American Teilhard Association - “Co-creating the Earth”
- Ilia Delio, OSF, Ph.D., Haub Director of Catholic Studies, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University “Approaching Omega: The Future of Humanity”
For more information on Teilhard de Chardin and his work, please visit The Teilhard de Chardin Project.