The journey of who we are, how we got here, and where we are headed.

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Welcome to Journey of the Universe

ABOUT

A new story is arising.

We belong to a dynamic unfolding universe that inspires wonder, awe, and creativity. Explore our offerings to understand what it means to be an integral part of the universe. This can energize your response to the ecological and social challenges of our times.

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OFFERINGS

FILM

Watch an Emmy award winning inspiring reflection on the human connection to the Earth and the cosmos. Stream on Amazon Prime or purchase DVDs from a variety of online retailers.

WATCH
BOOK
Journey of the Universe Film

Read an engaging epic of evolution told with scientific rigor, poetic imagery, and philosophical insight. Published by Yale University Press and translated into 7 languages.

READ
PODCAST
Journey of the Universe Podcasts

Listen to scientists deepen our understanding of the story. Hear how environmentalists are working in the areas of ecological economics, education, green energy, and eco-cities, and how they are responding to issues regarding race and injustice.

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ONLINE COURSES

Participate in these three classes to broaden your understanding of why we are here, where we are going, and what we can contribute. Offered free to audit through Yale and Coursera.

LEARN

Why do we need a "new story"?

Because we are living within a dysfunctional story.

Human beings have evolved into a planetary force, but have not yet learned to align this power with our lives and culture.

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Our Challenge, Our Moment

We are still operating from an old paradigm of humans apart from nature.

Misunderstanding how life functions is leading us to destroy the natural systems on which we rely. ‍

It's also making us feel alienated and lost. But something new is emerging.

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THE JOURNEY

Additional Resourses

PRESSS KIT

Downloadable Press Kit

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CURRICULUM

Journey of the Universe Curricular Materials

CURRICULUM
Humanity's early stories were of kinship with a living Earth community within a vibrant universe.
Our modern story of a separate and mechanistic universe has proven to be powerful, but limited.
We now realize, as Thomas Berry says, the universe is not a collection of objects, but a communion of subjects.

UNDERSTANDING

Scientifically Grounded.

Through Journey of the Universe we can have a scientifically grounded understanding how the universe and Earth is:

Interdependent

Cooperative

Cooperative

Evolving

Evolving

HISTORY

The Great Transition

We are in one of the most profound transitions in human history.

This story takes us from destruction and despair to a new sense of wonder and purpose.

It inspires us to engage in transformative action for planetary health and human well being.

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MOMENTS

JOIN US ON THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

Do you want to understand the evolutionary story in which we find ourselves?  Journey of the Universe is scientifically rigorous and woven with the wisdom of indigenous traditions and the world's religious and philosophical systems. This is a collaboration of Thomas Berry, Brian Thomas Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, and many others.  Join us on the journey and see how people are contributing to this epic story in creative ways.

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