In Good Company

The Body and Divinization in Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ and Daoist Xiao Yingsou

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Beded Benjamin Bidlack
East Asian Comparative Literature and Culture
  • Boston, MA: 
    , February
     236 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


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In Good Company answers a question that has confounded Christian theologians: What is the nature of the body that will enjoy resurrection at the end of time? In this exciting work of comparative theology, Bede Benjamin Bidlack derives a theory of the body from the French Jesuit, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, by putting him in dialogue with the Song Dynasty Daoist Xiao Yingsou. In addition to its contribution to comparative theology, In Good Company offers the first translation of the preface of Xiao’s commentary on the Duren jing in a Western language, as well as a careful explication of the provocative mountain diagram therein. Bidlack presents an original contribution for both scholars of Christian theology and Chinese religion.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Bede Benjamin Bidlack is Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Anselm College. He has published in the areas of systematic theology, Christian-Daoist comparative theology, and Daoist studies. This is his first monograph.


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