Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Entire Human Community

"Thomas Berry writes . . .

Any human activity must be seen primarily as an activity of the universe and only secondarily as an activity of the individual. . . .

For the first time the entire human community has, in this story, a single creation or origin myth."

- David Leeming. Myth: A Biography of Belief. Oxford University Press, 2002 pg 161

- Original quote taken from Lonergan, Annie and Caroline Richards. Thomas Berry and the New Cosmology. Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 1988. pg 37

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