There is no better time than Lent to rediscover God’s covenant with us in the nitty-gritty of creation, in the day-to-day gifts. For this we say, “Laudato Si! God be praised!” (Jerome Kodell, OSB, former abbot of Subiaco Abbey)
We are to realize the whole we are part of and to love the whole; to find a conscious voice of praise and glory to God in the whole; and to participate in this unfolding reign of God. (Ilia Delio, OSF, American theologian)
Quantum physics is teaching us that everything that exists is interconnected and affects everything else that exists. Reality, by its very nature, is interconnectedness. (Heidi Ann Russell, Professor of Religious Studies)
A week ago I attended a conference at St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana, given by Ilia Delio, Heidi Russell, and John F. Haught. They are theologians who write and teach in areas at the intersection of science and religion. I had been reading their works for the past few years – not necessarily … More Rethinking Faith in Light of Modern Science
Beside flowing springs the birds of the heavens dwell; they sing among the branches. (Psalm 104:12) Since last June, I have been reading about the intersection of science and faith. It is an effort to bring my science knowledge up to date and to integrate that knowledge with my faith. It has been a struggle, … More Cosmology and Spiritual Life
It has been nearly a year since I started this blog. At the time, I had no idea if I would persevere with almost weekly postings. I am grateful to all of you who follow the blog, as well as to you occasional visitors. Thank you for the feedback and the encouraging sentiments. First, let … More Happy Fourth of July!