A New Heaven, A New Earth: The Bible and Catholicity by Dianne Bergant,Ilia Delio

By Dianne Bergant,Ilia Delio

An exploration of the Bible and God’s plan for humankind and the universe during the lens of our evolving position in co-creation with Jesus

How are we to appreciate the Christ of background within the context of wonderful discoveries like multiverses that comprise billions of galaxies, a few of which, doubtless, comprise planets which are in a position to help existence?

How are we to reconcile the findings of a latest technological know-how that's cosmocentric with the spiritual message of the Bible while a lot of the latter is anthropocentric and looks to be in accordance with a mythological figuring out of the universe?

This groundbreaking publication is an test in studying the Bible during the lens of the integrity of construction. each one bankruptcy examines a facet of the flora and fauna (determined via the biblical textual content itself) from the viewpoint of the principle(s) of evolution and ecojustice.

A New Heaven, a brand new Earth therefore leads us to new methods of realizing and speaking approximately God. It asks us to settle on photographs of a beneficiant and provident writer whose good looks and mind's eye are appear in production instead of a callous retaliator whose honor has been indignant by means of human transgressions and who wields the forces of nature as a punishing membership. those new pictures evoke sentiments of ask yourself and compliment and gratitude instead of worry and trembling. Embracing the view of ‘community of Earth’ and our evolving position within the venture of Christ lays naked the mind-blowing “catholicity” of our religion: a wholeness that during fact is unbreakable.

A New Heaven, a brand new Earth is a common follow-up to Ilia Delio’s leadoff booklet for the Orbis sequence on Catholicity in an Evolving Universe: Making All issues New: Catholicity, Cosmology, recognition. It provides scriptural justification for extra research into an realizing of God, production, and humankind in mild of either theology and science.

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