Suggested Resources

Suggested Websites


Emerging Earth community.  emergingearthcommunity.org
Forum on Religion and Ecology fore.yale.edu
Journey of the Universe.  journeyoftheuniverse.org
Thomas Berry thomasberry.org
Teilhard de Chardin. teilharddechardun.org



Suggested Readings


To Develop the Human Potential, by Maria Montessori (1948)


Children of the Universe: Cosmic Education in the Montessori Elementary Classroom, by Michael and D’Neil Duffy (Originally released in 2002, Updated in 2013?)


Universe Story Trilogy (Targeted for children, Great for all Ages for learning the Story):


Born With a Bang by Jennifer Morgan, Illustrations by Dana Lynn Andersen  https://dtnetwork/resource/born-with-a-bang-the-universe-tells-our-cosmic-story-book-1/


From Lava to Life by Jennifer Morgan, Illustrations by Dana Lynn Andersenhttps://dtnetwork/resource/from-lava-to-life-the-universe-tells-our-earth-story-book-2-in-a-universe-story-trilogy/


Mammals Who Morph by Jennifer Morgan, Illustrations by Dana Lynn Andersen https://dtnetwork/resource/mammals-who-morph-the-universe-tells-our-evolution-story-book-3-in-a-universe-story-trilogy-2/



Journey of the Universe (Book) by Brian Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker  (2011)


Journey of the Universe (Movie), Narrated by Brian Swimme, Produced by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim (2011) https://dtnetwork/resource/journey-of-the-universe-movie/



Journey of the Universe (Conversations/Educational Series Overview) (2012)



The New Story (Landmark Essay by Thomas Berry, 1978)
The Dream of the Earth, by Thomas Berry (1988)
The Great Work: Our Way Into the Future (2000)
The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality and Religion in the Twenty First Century, by Thomas Berry (2009)
The Great Story (Video, 2002)



The Universe is a Green Dragon: A Cosmic Creation Story, by Brian Swimme (1984)

The Universe Story: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era–A Celebration of the Unfolding Cosmos, by Thomas Berry and Brian Swimme  (1994)

The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story, by Brian Swimme (1999)



Epic of Evolution, by Eric Chaisson (2007)




The Gaia Hypothesis, by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis



Big History: Between Nothing and Everything, by David Christian, Cynthia Stokes Brown, and Craig Benjamin (2014)
Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present, by Cynthia Stokes Brown (2007)
Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History, by David Christian (2011)
This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity








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Ecospirituality through the Eyes of an Artist, Part I

Ecospirituality through the Eyes of an Artist, Part I

Enjoy artist, filmmaker, and educator Imogene Drummond's presentation "Ecospirituality through the Eyes of an Artist, Part I" hosted by Sr Caroljean Willie, Program Director of SC EarthConnection, on April 21. Imogene shared her painting expeditions to sacred sites...

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Earthsong: Music and the Earth Community

Earthsong: Music and the Earth Community

This resource, in which Deeptime principles of context, matrix, interiority and action are interweaving both in the content and process of the resource, is based on a series of three on-line sessions that I offered in February 2022.  Each session, an hour in length,...

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Matthew Fox's fascinating lecture, offered on the Deeptime Network, on March 30, 2022 covers the significant contribution of medieval Creation Spirituality mystics to the New Cosmology movement today. Fox, a modern day prophet, gives a radically different...

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Finding our Home in the Cosmic Story

Finding our Home in the Cosmic Story

The cosmic story has grandeur. Its sweeping majesty evokes reverence. It gives us a fundamental context within which we can look for meaning and purpose. But to quell our deep desire for belonging we need to learn to reside in it, to be aligned with its flow. Only...

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Bright Morning Stars

Bright Morning Stars

This offering from the Center for Children and Theology continues the work of the Sacred History materials of integrating the Creation accounts of Genesis 1 and 2, with our growing understanding of the origins of the universe and life through the lens of science. The...

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