Ilia Delio

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When Did Jesus Become God?

[God is another name for personhood.  The Christian mutation is the development of personhood in freedom and love.] In an article on “The Emergence of Devotion to Jesus in the…

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Thank You for Your Support

Dear Friends of the Center, Before this New Year races down the runway of time, I want to take a moment to thank you for your generous support of our…

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Reflections from The Hours of the Universe, by Ilia Delio

Matins Awaken! Our universe is grand and wide It stretches like gum ready To blow a bubble. A universe indifferent to life Yet the mother of all life. It doesn’t…

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Towards the Metahuman in 2024

We are on the cusp of a New Year and the crystal ball in New York City, marking the new year, will soon be released in Times Square. While we…

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A New World is Dawning in our Midst

Dear Friends, I just finished teaching two classes of fifty students, between eighteen and twenty-one years old, on many of the ideas we discuss at the Center for Christogenesis. The…

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Lean On The Future

Dear Friends, We are entering a season of Thanksgiving and grace in a world besieged by war and violence. There are wars within and wars without. Anxiety and fear are…

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The World Will Change by Creating a New One

There is a lot of uncertainty at present with the war in the Middle East, the devastation of Ukraine, the mass shooting in Maine and the lack of political leadership…

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Science Without Religion is Like an Ocean Without Water

Teilhard de Chardin was a scientist who thought of science as a process; he found joy in exploring the unknown mysteries of matter. In a small essay on the “The Spiritual Power of Matter,” he tells the story of two travelers in the desert, one seeks spiritual truth by leaving the world, the other is lured by matter as the realm of the Absolute. To survive, he must wrestle with Matter and see what it reveals.

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Rebirthing Religion

In his most recent book, What to believe? Twelve Brief Lessons in Radical Theology, Villanova philosopher, John Caputo, lays out one of the most accessible (and witty) descriptions of radical…