About the Author
SeptuagenarianSylvester Steffen is professionally experienced and schooled in science,religion and history; his insightful telling of the contributions of thesefields to evolutionary consciousness is groundbreaking. He advises that historycan teach, "but only if we want to learn." Steffen'slifetime interest is to expose habituated errors of irreligion and incivilitythat frustrate personal authenticity and communal living.His"Second Enlightenment Trilogy" tells lessons of nature in Primary Scripture(Book One) and shows in Quantum Religion (Book Two) the rolls of reason,faith and purpose in evolutionary consciousness. Religion & Civility(Book Three) argues the primacy necessity of spirituality/conscience to socialharmony.SylvesterSteffen continues writing on religion/science themes and is active in ParishRenewal and Adult Faith Formation.