The following website links may be helpful in learning more about the concepts
that undergird our community. In addition, we have provided some links to
spiritual communities similar to ours.
If you suggestions for other links send them to the Jubilee.org Team using the form on the Contact Us page. Please note that a website listing here does not imply a connection with or an endorsement by Jubilee!.
Brian Swimme's Center for the Story of the Universe. "For mathematical cosmologist Brian Swimme, the Universe is a continuous, radiant, numinous revelation. Contemplating the wonders of the unfolding creativity of the cosmos is a mystical, ecstatic, awe-inspiring event. And if you speak with him, read his books, or watch his educational video series - it's contagious."
Center for Ecozoic Studies. "[W]e believe that there are unique features of the Ecozoic emphasis that differ from the environmental movement as a whole. For example, to reintegrate the human with the natural world, we feel that a healing in human culture is needed. We see the reinvention of the human as the precondition for viability, sustainability, and the preservation of the larger community of life, creating a new mode of human civilizational presence."
Center for Progressive Christianity. The Center for Progressive Christianity provides guiding ideas, networking opportunities, and resources for progressive churches, organizations, individuals and others with connections to Christianity.
The Great Story Website. The Great Story is a way of telling the history of everyone and everything that honors and embraces all religious traditions and creation stories. It is the sacred narrative of an evolving Universe of emergent complexity and breathtaking creativity and cooperation - a story that offers each of us the opportunity to find meaning and purpose in our lives and our time in history.
Matthew Fox. " In Fox's new book called A New Reformation! he proclaims that we are in fact confronted with two churches: one expressed by the image of the Punitive Father, personified by a rigidly hierarchical church structure, repression of the feminine, spreading of homophobia and the elimination of internal dissent; and the other expressed by the feminine figure of Wisdom, personified by a Mother/Father God of justice and compassion. It is time for Christians to choose whom it will follow: an angry exclusionary god or the loving open path of wisdom."
Trinity United Methodist Church, Austin, TX. Trinity has a strong commitment to justice and social action and is involved in a variety of community outreach ministries. Trinity supports Creation Spirituality, a movement that draws on ancient spiritual traditions and contemporary science to awaken authentic mysticism, revitalize Christianity and Western culture, and promote social and ecological justice.
Wisdom University (Formerly University of Creation Spirituality). "Our multi-dimensional pedagogy, teaching through Intensives, and our commitment to sacred activism act as a profoundly transformative catalyst for participants. As a result, students often refine their life goals, deepen their spiritual commitments, improve their professional and personal relationships, and gain clarity about more effective ways to be of service to their community. Because the whole person is nurtured, the integration of discernment and compassion is enhanced."
Creation Spirituality Communities -
Vision For Creation Spirituality Communities (CSC):
A network of communities ranging from intentional groups to alternative churches, which are grounded in the tenets of Creation Spirituality and revere the sacredness of all creation. Through study, ritual, celebration and action, these communities support justice, compassion, transformation and sustainability for the Universe and for all living beings.
Mission of CSC:
To provide training, resources, support, guidance, structure and encouragement for the development of Creation Spirituality communities. To honor the core values of Creation Spirituality. To act as a networking vehicle for individuals who seek to join others in the study and practice of Creation Spirituality. To provide opportunities that honor creation and cultivate the mystic, prophet and artist in all people