Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
Ilia Delio, OSF holds the Josephine C. Connelly Chair in Christian Theology at Villanova University. She is the author of over twenty books including Re-Enchanting the Earth: Why AI Needs Religion; Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, and Consciousness, a finalist for the 2019 Michael Ramsey Prize; and The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution, and the Power of Love, for which she won the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award and a 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Award in Faith and Science. She is founder of the Center for Christogenesis, an online forum centered on the work of Teilhard de Chardin and the integration of science and religion in the 21st century. This will be Sr. Ilia’s second visit to Chautauqua, having previously spoken during the week on The Limits and Transcendence of Our Humanity. Sr. Ilia is one of the spiritual associates most frequently quoted by Fr. Richard Rohr.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.