Thank you, Duan. I appreciated reading this post and your article. I have embraced Big History after immersion in DTJN but haven’t fully appreciated the two perspectives this post explicated. I’m not knowledgeable enough to contribute further but want you to know I’ve at least given thought to these things and have to say I agree with you perspective.
Terri MacKenzie Added a new Resource, Laudato Si’ Reflection Resource: On Care of our Common Home 1 month ago
This 16-sided resource is an update of the resource previously posted on DTJN. The five-session resource contains quotes from Pope Francis’ encyclical plus suggestions for relevant videos, music, prayer, […]
Jennifer Morgan Added a new Resource, Living Within a Universe Story, with Mary Evelyn Tucker 2 months, 1 week ago
We are being called to a new mode of being human in the age of the Anthropocene. We are discovering our role within a vast evolving universe that gave birth to us and that orients and grounds us. We are seeking […]
01:01 John’s book, The New Cosmic Story
07:27 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and cosmic evolution
16:29 What it means to say that “God is more Omega than Alpha”
21:44 John: We live in an “awakening univers […]
The theme of this newsletter is extinction. There is also news about Bruce Clarke and the Lynn Margulis archives at the Library of Congress, Lynn’s Boston University microscope to be displayed at the CosmoCaixa […]
This upcoming conference in November sounds like something you would be interested in: The Inside Story: Consciousness, Nature, Transcendence; A transdisciplinary conference on Mind, Matter, Meaning and Mysticism. It’s at Villanova in Philadelphia. Top speakers in this field.…[Read more]
Thank you for the update, Jennifer!
I have always considered myself a mystic – that is, a scientist turned inwards, seeking to understand the deep layers of my psyche and the various phenomena of consciousness (and, where possible, relate it to the physical domain).
As an interfaith minister I know that every religion has concerned itself -…[Read more]
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