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II. Grace-Filled Nature or a Whole New Paradigm? A Response to Faith and Evolution

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 December 2020

Ilia Delio*
Affiliation:
Villanova University

Abstract

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Review Symposium
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Copyright © College Theology Society, 2020

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References

16 Pope John Paul II, Letter of His Holiness John Paul II to Reverend George V. Coyne, SJ, Director of the Vatican Observatory (June 1, 1988), http://www.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/letters/1988/documents/hf_jp-ii_let_19880601_padre-coyne.html.

17 Ibid.

18 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man, trans. Bernard Wall (New York: Harper Row, 1959), 285.

19 See, for example, Joseph Bracken, SJ, “Foundational Principles for an Organically Constituted World,” Theology and Science 17, no. 1 (2019): 119–32; “A New Methodology for Christian Systematic Theology,” Zygon 54, no. 3 (2019): 575–87.

20 Cited in Cristina D'Acona, “The Liber de causis,” in Interpreting Proclus: From Antiquity to the Renaissance, ed. Stephen Gersh (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 142; Lawrence Dewan, OP, “St. Thomas and the Causality of God's Goodness,” Laval théologique et philosophique 34 (1978): 291–304.

21 On the influence of Avicenna on Aquinas, see John F. Wippel, “The Latin Avicenna as a Source for Thomas Aquinas's Metaphysics,” Freiburger Zeitschrift Für Philosophie und Theologie 37 (1990): 51–90; Deborah Black, “Mental Existence in Thomas Aquinas and Avicenna,” Medieval Studies 61 (1998): 41–79; Julie Ann Swanstrom, “The Metaphysics of Causation in the Creation Accounts of Avicenna and Aquinas” (PhD diss., Purdue University, 2013), https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/open_access_dissertations/58; David Burrell, “Thomas Aquinas and Islam,” Modern Theology 20, no. 1 (1994): 71–89; Joseph Kenny, OP, “Thomas Aquinas, Islam and the Arab Philosophers,” http://www.catholicapologetics.info/apologetics/islam/thomas.htm.

22 See, for example, the work of philosopher Alicia Juarrero, “Complex Dynamical Systems and the Problem of Identity,” Emergence 4 (2002): 94–104.

23 Barad, Karen, Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007)Google Scholar.

24 See Gaylen Strawson, “Consciousness Isn't a Mystery. It's Matter,” New York Times, May 15, 2016, https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/16/opinion/consciousness-isnt-a-mystery-its-matter.html.