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Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, PhD

Kathleen Duffy is Professor Emerita of Physics at Chestnut Hill College where she directs the Institute for Religion and Science. She writes widely on the philosopher Teilhard de Chardin, edits Teilhard Studies and serves on the Advisory Boards of the American Teilhard Association and Cosmos and Creation. She has published Teilhard’s Mysticism: Seeing the Inner Face of Evolution (Orbis Books, 2014), Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution (2019), an edited volume of essays entitled Rediscovering Teilhard’s Fire (St. Joseph’s University Press, 2010), as well as several book chapters and articles on how Teilhard’s religious essays connect with modern science. Kathleen also guides retreats on topics related to Teilhard’s life and work.


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