Journey of the Universe: A Story for Our Times Specialization

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Course 1: Journey of the Universe: The Unfolding of Life
Course 2: Journey of the Universe: Weaving Knowledge and Action
Course 3: The Worldview of Thomas Berry: The Flourishing of the Earth Community
Journey 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.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Demonstrate an understanding of the unfolding of the universe, Earth, and humans by drawing upon both science and the humanities.
- Understand what cosmological events contribute to our existence.
- Assess the history & development of cosmological thought as it has unfolded over time & as it spans multiple disciplines in science & humanities.

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The Worldview of Thomas Berry: The Flourishing of the Earth Community (Coursera)

Thomas Berry (1914-2009) was a historian of world religions and an early voice awakening moral sensibilities to the environmental crisis. He is 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. [...]
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Journey Conversations: Weaving Knowledge and Action (Coursera)

Journey of the Universe weaves together the discoveries of the evolutionary sciences together with humanities such as history, philosophy, art, and religion. This course draws on the Journey of the Universe Conversations, a series of 20 interviews with scientists and environmentalists. The first 10 interviews are with scientists [...]
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Journey of the Universe: The Unfolding of Life (Coursera)

Journey of the Universe weaves together the discoveries of the evolutionary sciences together with humanities such as history, philosophy, art, and religion. The course draws on the Emmy-award winning film, Journey of the Universe, and the book from Yale University Press. Journey explores cosmic evolution as a creative [...]
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