Influential Past Teachers

Rediscovering Fire

by Ursula King: [Teilhard’s] vision of love is a spirituality that celebrates the oneness of creation, a spirituality that acknowledges love as the clearest understanding we have of God, of ourselves, of history, and of the cosmos. – David Tracy, theologian

The Phenomenon of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

by H. James Birx, Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, 1997: Are science and theology reconcilable in terms of evolution? As an eminent scientist and cosmic mystic, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) presented a dynamic worldview in which he argued that our species does occupy a special place within a spiritual universe and that it is evolving toward […]

Is There Hope for the World?

In 1942, Paramhansa Yogananda made the predictions discussed in the following article. by Paramahansa Yogananda: Occasionally one reads dire pronouncements regarding an imminent “end of the world.” The latest prediction of doom was given by a well-known minister in Pasadena, California, who publicly set the “Day of Judgment” for September 21, 1945. When reporters asked […]