Journey of the Universe: A Story for Our Times

Yale University

Use the links below to audit the courses at no cost:\n\nCourse 1: Journey of the Universe: The Unfolding of Life\n\nCourse 2: Journey of the Universe: Weaving Knowledge and Action\n\nCourse 3: The Worldview of Thomas Berry: The Flourishing of the Earth Community\n\nJourney of the Universe: A Story for Our Times is a course series created by senior research scholars at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. The courses weave the discoveries of the evolutionary sciences together with the humanities such as history, philosophy, art, and religion. The courses in this Specialization draw on the Emmy-award winning film, Journey of the Universe, the book from Yale University Press, and a series of 20 interviews with scientists and environmentalists, titled Journey Conversations.\n\nEach week there will be a brief commentary by Brian Thomas Swimme, co-author of the Journey book.\n\nAs part of the Specialization, we investigate the life of Thomas Berry, a historian of world religions known for articulating a “new story” of the universe that explores the implications of the evolutionary sciences and cultural traditions for creating a flourishing future.\n\nThe capstone course gives students an opportunity to bring together their learning in a project that explores ways in which the creativity of humans can be more deeply aligned with the creativity of universe and Earth processes.

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