A List of Books to Explore
The more you explore the story of the Universe, the more you will connect to its resonance. This knowledge will help you develop a strong foundation for the study and greater experience of Cosmic Spirituality. Here are some books we would recommend as you go on your journey of discovery…
Radical Amazement: Contemplative Lessons from Black Holes, Supernovas, and Other Wonders of the Universe by Judy Cannato
Each chapter concludes with an invitation to reflection so that the reader may attend to the material more fully and integrate it into life. There is also a prayer that captures the discussion and brings us back to the source of all life.
Field of Compassion: How the New Cosmology Is Transforming Spiritual Life by Judy Cannato
Discover a new vision of spirituality, drawing on the insights of some of the world’s most prominent scientists and spiritual teachers. Share insights and feel reassured of what it is to be human in this 21st century.
Life’s Delicate Balance: Our Common Home and Laudato Si – Nellie Mc Laughlin
This in-depth exploration makes an impassioned plea that we all listen to the call of Pope Francis address in Laudato Si urging us: to save our planet from continued destruction and to recognise that we are but one species in the whole intricate web of life.
Out of Wonder: The Evolving Story of the Universe
Each being on earth is a unique revelation of the Divine. This fascinating book invites the reader to be awe struck by our 13.8 billion year evolutionary story and how we are all One within the community of creation.
In the forward to this work, Nellie Mc Loughlin quotes Thomas Berry:
“It’s all a question of story. We are in trouble just now because we do not have a good story. We are in between stories. The old story – the account of how the world came to be and how we fit into it is no longer effective. Yet we have not learned the new story”.
The Human in the Universe –Niamh Brennan
This fascinating book emerged from Niamh’s in-depth study of the Universe Story and its connection to science and spirituality. She draws on the wisdom and insights of Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry and on her own unique personal understanding of the new Cosmology. With this book Niamh has gifted the reader with a deeply challenging resource for understanding the meaning of the Universe Story.