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Products for grant TR-50248-11

Speaking of Faith® Biographical Series
Kristen Wesloh, Minnesota Public Radio

Grant details:

Tielhard de Chardin’s ‘Planetary Mind’ and Our Spiritual Evolution (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Tielhard de Chardin’s ‘Planetary Mind’ and Our Spiritual Evolution
Writer: Krista Tippett
Director: Krista Tippett
Producer: David McGuire
Abstract: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was the first historical figure chosen for production under the current grant. Among many enduring impacts, Teilhard de Chardin inspired a whole new generation of environmental thinkers, and he is increasingly in discussion in an emerging religious/theological approach to the environment that reinforces our sense of the importance of offering this show to our audience at this time. Research and initial scholar consultation started in spring 2012, and the show was broadcast on December 20, 2012. Tielhard de Chardin’s ‘Planetary Mind’ and Our Spiritual Evolution (December 20, 2012): The coming stage of evolution, Teilhard de Chardin said, won't be driven by physical adaptation but by human consciousness, creativity, and spirit. We visit with his biographer Ursula King, and we experience his ideas energizing New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin and evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson.
Date: 12/20/2012
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: This URL include the produced episode about Teilhard in addition to like-minded posts from On Being’s blog and links to related On Being episodes:
Access Model: Free, open access to the public
Format: Radio
Format: Digital File
Format: Web