Welcome to our ongoing Journey!
This month’s newsletter features two podcasts — Arts and Justice with Marya Grathwohl and Drew Dellinger and Myths, Metaphors and Identities with Nancy Abrams and Sachiko Kawaura — that explore how we may gain a deeper understanding of creative transformation and human identity within a cosmological context.
Long fall nights are a rich opportunities to reflect upon our own stories and the myths, identities, and social paradigms that give rise to our sense of self. This self is not static. It is a dynamic force of being that is constantly evolving. The energy that gives rise to your being is the same energy that transformed from hydrogen atoms to galaxies, stars, planets, and life.
This November, we invite you to sink into this evolutionary energy and recast your identity within a cosmological context.
How does your sense of self change when reflected within the context of the story of the universe?
What will you do with the immense power of creative transformation that you have inherited?
Reimagining your identity and role in society within a cosmological context can be an extraordinary moment in your life. Fall is the perfect season to let go, dive in, and discover your deepest identity. This month’s offerings are here to support your journey.
ARTS AND JUSTICE
MYTHS, METAPHORS, AND IDENTITES
In this conversation, Nancy and Sachiko highlight the role of myth, metaphor, and art in broadening and deepening our understanding of human identity within a cosmological context.
Hidden Heart of the Cosmos
by Brian Thomas Swimme
(Revised Edition, Orbis Books, 2019)
Paul Campion shares a soul stirring message with the graduating class of Loyola Chicago on behalf of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability.
Watch through the end to hear first-hand how coming to know the story of our universe can empower and energize us all for the path ahead.
★ “3rd Annual Flaring Forth Celebration with Brian Thomas Swimme”
November 16, 2019
Theme: The Great Work
Holy Names University
Oakland, CA, USA
★ American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting
November 22, 2019
Religion and Ecology Workshop
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA, USA
Thomas Berry: A Biography with authors
Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University
John A. Grim, Yale University
Response: Sam Mickey, University of San Francisco
Hidden Heart of the Cosmos with author
Brian Thomas Swimme
Response: Heather Eaton, Saint Paul University, Ottawa
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- Used by people who call the work: Journey of the Universe, New Cosmology
- Applies a deep time evolutionary perspective to: Art, Education, Science, Social Justice
- Learning Stages: Adult Education, Higher Education, Lifelong, Secondary 9 - 12
- Type: Audio, Book
- Keywords: journey of the universe, evolutionary cosmology, creativity, art, justice, myths, sociology, hidden heart of the cosmos, new story, meaning, purpose
- Why I love this Resource: Highlights all the wonderful happenings with Journey of the Universe
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- Posted By: Devin M O'Dea
- Date Added: November 12, 2019