The Phenomenon of Man

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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"A profound book of great distinction and originality. . . . A brilliant synthesis of the evidence with respect to man's evolutionary direction. . . . I cannot imagine anyone reading this book who will not be profoundly influenced by it, and who will not wish to read it several times over, for it is a great work by a great man--one of the most spiritually erudite of our time." --New York Times

Visionary theologian and evolutionary theorist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's analysis of human evolution

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin was one of the most distinguished thinkers and scientists of our time. He applied his whole life, his tremendous intellect, and his great spiritual faith to building a philosophy that would reconcile Christian theology with the scientific theory of evolution, to relate the facts of religious experience to those of natural science.

In this timeless book, which contains the quintessence of his thought, Teilhard argues that just as living organisms sprung from inorganic matter and evolved into ever more complex thinking beings, humans are evolving toward an "omega point"--defined by Teilhard as a convergence with the Divine.



Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 11/04/2008
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780061632655

About the Author
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre: -

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was born in France and ordained a Jesuit priest. Trained as a paleontologist, Teilhard codiscovered the celebrated Peking Man fossils. The Phenomenon of Man is his best-known work.