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saw fit to publish an article by Fr. Robert P. Imbelli, Eucharist and New Creation. Who is Imbelli?
Following his graduation from Yale, Imbelli continued his teaching at St. Joseph's Seminary as a professor of systematic theology. Leaving St. Joseph's, Imbelli continued his teaching at the Maryknoll School of Theology. Finally in 1986, he was given a leadership position as Director of the Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry at Boston College. In 1993, he stepped down from this position and has remained an associate professor of theology.
In addition to teaching, Imbelli has been a prolific contributor to journals and magazines like Commonweal, America and L'Osservatore Romano. He also edited and contributed to a book, Handing on the Faith: the Church's Mission and Challenge, in 2006. In addition to his frequent articles, he maintains an almost daily updated blog on Commonweal.Imbelli is also the author of Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization.
The reference to "the Christic Imagination" is a dead giveaway that we're dealing here with a Teilhardian. "The Christic" is the title of an article that Teilhard de Chardin wrote near the end of his life. If you take a glance at it you'll get a flavor for Teilhard's Gnostic, non-Christian, cosmogony. In it you'll find such gems as:
It is Christ, in very truth, who saves,
— but should we not immediately add that at the same time it is Christ who is saved by