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New Book - The Emergent Christ: Exploring the Meaning of Catholic in an Evolutionary Universe

5/17/2011 - 7:09 AM PST

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WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2011) - Award-winning author Sister Ilia Delio continues her exploration of faith and science in the 21st century with her latest book, The Emergent Christ: Exploring the Meaning of Catholic in an Evolutionary Universe.

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Ilia Delio makes fascinating sense of the universe, beginning with the story of cosmic evolution, coursing through the meaning of God in evolution and the emergence of Christ, and concluding with new ways of seeing Christ in all things. As Teilhard de Chardin did in The Divine Milieu, Ilia Delio reveals the sacrament of God at work in the world.

She also explores the spiritual evolution within each of us and suggests that it will change the cosmos as well as the church. She shows that we are at a stage in evolution where our choices will determine what happens next.

The Emergent Christ is an antidote to the new atheism that says there is no place in evolution for God, let alone a God of love. It is also a spiritual tonic for Christians interested in understanding their place and purpose in this evolving universe.

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