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Forum on Religion and Ecology
Journey of the Universe.
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Teilhard de Chardin.



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








Suggested Readings

Eldering as Dismemberment

Eldering as Dismemberment

Eldering as 'Dismemberment' Recalling a Time with Thomas Berry by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim Article in Kosmos Magazine   Thomas embraces this eldering with grace, humor, and depth.  We work steadily during the day – together deciding where each box would...

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Celebrating the Life of John Surette, SJ

Celebrating the Life of John Surette, SJ

Celebrating the Life of John Surette, SJ 1934 - 2023   Once Upon a Universe, painted by Mary Southard, CSJ We received the message below from Maureen Wild of Sisters of Earth. A wonderful Brother of Earth, deeply inspired by the universe story and the teachings...

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Calling on Human Imagination

Calling on Human Imagination

The year 2023 will be remembered as the summer that the reality of climate disruption really sank in for people living otherwise cushioned lives in the northern hemisphere. We have been bombarded by wildfire smoke and deadly heat, deluges and flash floods...all taking...

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Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim Retire from Teaching

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim Retire from Teaching

After 25 years leading the novel initiative they co-founded, the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology’s Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will retire from teaching this spring, but the field of study they created continues to grow worldwide. To read the article published...

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