His best known book is The Phenomenon of Man, in which he outlined a sweeping account of the unfolding of the cosmos. He is in many ways an early example of integral thought in spirituality.
TEILHARD DE CHARDIN'S 'PLANETARY MIND' AND OUR SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION
December 20, 2012
The coming stage of evolution, Teilhard de Chardin said, won't be driven by physical adaptation but by human consciousness, creativity, and spirit. We visit with his biographer Ursula King, and we experience his ideas energizing New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin and evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson.
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Ursula King is Professor Emerita of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol.
David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University in New York.
Andrew Revkin is Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University. His blog at The New York Times is called Dot Earth.