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Ilia Delio


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Ilia Delio, O.S.F. is a member of the Franciscan Servants of the Holy Child Jesus and Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University. She is a theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics, and neuroscience and the import of these for theology. Delio has been a faculty member at Trinity College (Hartford), Washington Theological Union, Woodstock Theological Center, and Georgetown University. She is the author of over a dozen books, including Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness (2015). She holds a B.S. in Biology from DeSales University, master's degree in Biology from Seton Hall University, a doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University.