Teilhard de Chardin, the zest for life, and human flourishing

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

For the past two weeks my attention has been focused on writing a response to the Shared Conversations paper prepared for General Synod, to the legal status of lesbian and gay clergy who marry, and the temptations of taking part in a Channel 4 programme. All this activity intrudes on my need for reflective space, […]

Teilhard de Chardin, visionary, wounded prophet

I’m finally getting around to reading Teilhard de Chardin’s The Divine Milieu, having read The Phenomenon of Man a few months ago. Reading him now is fortuitous, in the context of a Church of England that has just been presented with a deeply compromised, inadequate report on human sexuality, and is experienced by many as […]