Short (print) versions of the whole story by: (1) Michael Dowd, (2) Connie Barlow, (3) Brian Swimme, and (4) Patricia Gordon.
Classic Quotations from Charles Darwin to Brian Swimme (in PDF).
More Classic Quotes from Charles Darwin to Brian Swimme.
♦ WORDS OF PRAISE about us, our programs, and our traveling ministry
♦ GREAT STORY BEADS. How the major events in evolutionary history and our own personal stories can be celebrated as colorful beads on a loop or necklace for adults and for children.
Timeline of transformational moments in 13 billion years of cosmic history.
North America Story Beads (Cenozoic Era: the last 65 million years).
Praise for Great Story Beads
♦ Great Story DVDs for sale available through this website
♦ STICKERS, BUTTONS, TEE-SHIRTS with evolution graphics for sale ONLINE (no profit for us; just the CafePress usual mark-up)
♦ LISTEN and WATCH audios and videos freely on this website:
♦ GREAT STORY PARABLES. Find here more than a half dozen short stories that playfully or reverentially celebrate major events in evolutionary history and teach values important for these times. Written by a number of contributors, these parables a new genre of science writing are intended for children and adults.
"Buddha Bowl" by Paula Hirschboeck
"Earth Had a Challenging Childhood" by Connie Barlow
"The Lucky Little Seaweed" by Mark McMenamin
"Ozzie and the Snortlefish" by Denny O'Neil
"Startull: The Story of an Average Yellow Star" by Connie Barlow
"The Dance" by Larry Edwards
"Earth's Eyes" by Leslie Pilder
"Pluto, the Adopted Planet" by Connie Barlow
"Who Am I?" by Connie Barlow
"A Leaf of Grass" by Connie Barlow
"A Long Winter" by Connie Barlow
"The Dance of Islands and Continents" by Connie Barlow
"Death of the Dinosaurs" by Connie Barlow
♦ METARELIGIOUS ESSAYS. Contributed essays that show how an understanding of the evolutionary story of cosmos, earth, life, and humanity can enrich one's religious/spiritual experience.Biblical Christian by Michael Dowd
Catholic by Sister Gail Worcelo
Buddhist by Paula Hirschboeck
Unitarian by Patricia Gordon
Quaker by Mary Coelho.
Pagan by Glenys Livingstone.
Religious Naturalist by Connie Barlow
more Religious Naturalist essays and sermons by a variety of authors
Links to two fabulous metareligious interviews by Brian Swimme:
1997 interview in "U.S. Catholic"
2001 interview in "What Is Enlightenment?"
♦ CHARTS for teaching and appreciating The Great Story.
♦ Join Us! Learn how you can support this historic mission (through home hospitality, helping us receive invitations to speak, spreading the word, and so on).
♦ CLASSIC QUOTATIONS from Charles Darwin to Brian Swimme.
♦ EPIC OF EVOLUTION JOURNAL articles (best writings that appeared between 1998 and 2000)
♦ EVOLUTIONARY SALONS - invitational gatherings that bring together leading thinkers and activists on the growing edge of evolution.
♦ WHAT'S NEW ON THIS WEBSITE? includes the month-by-month list of additions to this website.
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