Books about Teilhard

Bergson, Henri. 1977 (1932). The Two Sources of Morality and Religion. Translated by R. Ashley Audra and Cloudesley Brereton, with the assistance of W. Horsfall Carter. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Bidlack, Bede Benjamin. 2015. In Good Company: The Body and Divinization in Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ and Daoist Xiao Yingsou. Leiden, The Netherlands.

Chauchard, Paul. 1965. Man and Cosmos: Scientific Phenomenology in Teilhard de Chardin. Translated by George Courtright. Montreal: Palm Publishers.

Deignan, Kathleen and Libby Osgood. 2023. Teilhard De Chardin: A Book of Hours. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Delio, Ilia, ed. 2014. From Teilhard to Omega: Co-creating an Unfinished Universe. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

_______. 2016. Personal Transformation and a New Creation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Duffy, Kathleen, ed. 2010. Rediscovering Teilhard’s Fire. Philadelphia, PA: Saint Joseph’s University Press.

Duffy, Kathleen. 2014. Teilhard’s Mysticism: Seeing the Inner Face of Evolution. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. (Read an edited version of Chapter 2, “Teilhard’s Mysticism: The Circle of Presence.” Translations in French and Spanish.)

_______. 2019. Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Eaton, Heather, ed. 2014. The Intellectual Journey of Thomas Berry: Imagining the Earth Community. Boston: Lexington Press.

Fabel, Arthur and Donald St. John, eds. 2003. Teilhard in the 21st Century: The Emerging Spirit of Earth. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Gray, Donald P. 1969. The One and the Many, Teilhard de Chardin´s Vision of Unity. New York: Herder&Herder.

Haught, John. 2021. The Cosmic Vision of Teilhard de Chardin. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

King, Thomas M. 1988. Teilhard de Chardin. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier.

_______. 1981. Teilhard’s Mysticism of Knowing. New York: Seabury.

_______. 2005. Teilhard’s Mass: Approaches to “The Mass on the World.” New York: Paulist.

King, Ursula. 2005 (1996). Spirit of Fire: The Life and Vision of Teilhard de Chardin. Revised ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Maalouf, Jean. 2019. Teilhard’s Proposition for Peace: Rediscovering the Fire. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Sack, Susan Kassman. 2019. American’s Teilhard: Christ and Hope in the 1960s. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America University Press.

Savary, Louis. 2007. Teilhard de Chardin: The Divine Milieu Explained: A Spirituality for the 21st Century. New York: Paulist Press.

_______. 2013. Teilhard de Chardin’s The Phenomenon of Man Explained. New York: Paulist Press.

_______. 2020. The New Spiritual Exercises in the Spirit of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. New York: Paulist Press.


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