Skip to main content


The Phenomenon of Man (Harper Perennial Modern Thought)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Paperback

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/13/1976)

Description

Visionary theologian and evolutionary theorist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin applied his whole life, his tremendous intellect, and his great spiritual faith to building a philosophy that would reconcile religion with the scientific theory of evolution. In this timeless book, which contains the quintessence of his thought, Teilhard argues that just as living organisms sprung from inorganic matter and evolved into ever more complex thinking beings, humans are evolving toward an "omega point"—defined by Teilhard as a convergence with the Divine.

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 9780061632655, 320pp.

Publication Date: November 4, 2008



About the Author

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was born in France and ordained a Jesuit priest. Trained as a paleontologist, Teilhard codiscovered the celebrated "Peking Man" fossils. The Phenomenon of Man is his best-known work.