Definition of Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre in English:

Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre

Line breaks: Pierre Teil|hard de Char|din
Pronunciation: /ˌteɪɑː də ˈʃɑːdã
 
, tɛjaʀ də ʃaʀdɛ̃/
( 1881–1955), French Jesuit philosopher and palaeontologist. He is best known for his theory, blending science and Christianity, that man is evolving mentally and socially towards a perfect spiritual state. The Roman Catholic Church declared his views were unorthodox and his major works (e.g. The Phenomenon of Man, 1955) were published posthumously.

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