Zoom Conversation with Science and Theology Scholar Dr. Ilia Delio (Thursday Jan 14 at 7 pm)

Live Facebook/ Zoom Conversation with Dr. Ilia Delio and EBA to discus the challenge of reconciling evolution and religion. She will talk about how evolution works for religious systems, as physical reality and spiritual reality are intertwined.

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion. She is the author of 20 books including Re-Enchanting the Earth; Birth of a Dancing Star; and Unbearable Wholeness of Being.

Ilia is a rare theologian with doctoral degrees in both science and theology. She is a teacher at heart. She longs for her reader to see what she sees… the vast interconnectedness of human beings, God, and the Universe. Hosted by Episcopal Shoppe. It’s free and you may register here

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Reminder: this program is streaming tonight on zoom at 7 pm EST. (Be sure to register at the link above.) Bring any questions you have.

I thought Biologos would find this interesting since it’s about science faith and Biologos is supposed to be all about about science and faith.

Thanks for the link. It was interesting.

These two statements stuck out to me the most:

“There’s no evolution apart from mysticism” - Sr. Ilia Delio

“Why doesn’t the Church accept evolution? If it accepts it all of our doctrines are going to fall like dominoes [half chuckling] … it would require major overhaul in doctrine” – Sr. Ilia Delio

With this, she was using the same language as McLuhan, which was helpful:

“AI is [not an evolution, but rather] an extension of what we are, not a replacement of what we are.” – Sr. Ilia Delio

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