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The Omega Center is an online forum striving to facilitate a deepening of consciousness, conversation, and connection as we seek God in our scientific age. The website is dedicated to education, formation, and inspiration in the converging fields of science and theology and exists to promote and support the work of Ilia Delio, OSF.

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In this blog Ilia Delio considers recent reflections offered by Diarmuid O'Murchu and provides some additional thoughts.

Diarmuid O’Murchu has written a very accessible book on incarnation and evolution that awakens us to the vitality of change and newness. Each chapter begins with an inspirational quote that encapsulates the main ideas of the chapter.  I was struck by a quote at the beginning of Chapter Five that states:   “The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing.”  What is the “real thing” of Christianity?

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An audio interview with DIARMUID O'MURCHU

In this Omega Center interview Brie Stoner engages in conversation with prominent evolutionary thinker and writer Diarmuid O’Murchu, discussing topics from his most recent book Incarnation: An Evolutionary Threshold. Fundamental to this book are the questions “What does Incarnation mean for each of us?” and “What are the practical applications and implications that arise from this question?”  Diarmuid suggests we need an expanded view of “the body” and embodiment, and an evolutionary approach to gender, relationships, sexuality, desire, personal boundaries, paradox, and suffering.

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Ilia Delio

Ilia Delio

Ilia Delio, OSF is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology.


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