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Welcome to Ilia Delio’s Home Page at The Well Spirituality Center

 

Bio

Ilia-Delio-AlterityIlia Delio, OSF is a Franciscan Sister of Washington D.C. and Director of Catholic Studies at Georgetown University, where she is also Visiting Professor. Prior to Catholic Studies she was a Senior Research Fellow at Woodstock Theological Center, concentrating in the area of Science and Religion. She was Professor and Chair of Spirituality Studies at Washington Theological Union where she taught courses in the History of Christianity, Franciscan theology, and Science and Religion. She holds a doctorate in Pharmacology from Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. She is the author of fourteen books including Care for Creation which won two Catholic Press Book Awards in 2009. Her new books include The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love (Orbis, 2013), and From Teilhard to Omega: Cocreating an Unfinished Universe (Orbis, 2014).

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EVOLUTION AND CHRISTOGENESIS

The Well, in collaboration with theologian Ilia Delio, is pleased to introduce our first DVD series: Evolution and Christogenesis.

This series of six lectures includes the following titles plus corresponding powerpoints:TW_DVD_ID_COVER_FRONT__96331.1422986804.1280.1280

    1. Evolution and Christogenesis: A New Paradigm
    2. The Living Universe: A Synthesis of Science and Spirituality
    3. Christ: The Soul of the Evolving Universe
    4. Cosmogenesis as Christogenesis: Birthing the Christ
    5. Technology and Noogenesis: Convergence of Consciousness
    6. The Living Church: Christifying Love for a New Humanity

Ilia Delio’s theology is thought-provoking, challenging, and refreshing; an opportunity to re-think our Christian faith in the light of scientific realities. Ilia Delio, OSF, is a Franciscan Sister of Washington D.C. and Director of Catholic Studies at Georgetown University. With doctorates in Pharmacology and Historical Theology, she is uniquely poised to bring science and spirituality together. A prolific author, The Well is pleased to offer this video presentation of Ilia’s transformational ideas.

CLICK HERE to purchase the 6 DVD Set, $69.99 from our sister organization, Ministry of the Arts

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Books

Ilia has written more than a dozen books.  Among her list of titles, The Well encourages you to consider the following three:

 

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In The News

Recent articles, book reviews, or media interviews with Ilia:

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Talks

 

Evolution – A Christian Perspective Podcast (May 2012)
Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University

“Jesuits and the Sciences: Black Holes and Teilhard de Chardin”
Lecture by Ilia Delio

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“Rethinking catholicity in an evolving world”
lecture by Ilia Delio
The Ignatian Lecture at St. Jerome’s University April 2014

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Spirituality in an Evolutionary World Conference
sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation

“Christ in Evolution”
Lecture by Ilia Delio

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Ilia’s Website

To learn more about Ilia’s upcoming speaking engagements and connect with her occasional blog, visit http://www.ilia-delio.squarespace.com.