Earth, Self, God
Jesus’ vision of a divine domain subverted and transformed
everyday life in the first century, but the church imprisoned
the iconoclast in an iconic creed. Centuries later, creedal
Christianity died in the arms of Copernicus, Newton,
Darwin, and Einstein. A new scientific story about life now
demands a new religion.
• What are the elements of science-conscious religion?
• How have ideas about the Earth changed over time?
• How do people’s relationships with Earth, God, and
society change as their self-perceptions change?