The Epic of Evolution
is the 14 billion year story
of our universe and your life in it.

Evolution’s Arrow

Does the universe have a direction?
Can the past help us predict our future?

Seven Stages

What are the major stages
in the evolution of the cosmos?

How did we get here?

Where are we going?
What is my purpose?
How do I find the answers?

Universal Creation Story

The Epic of Evolution tells the story of our universe, of life on planet Earth and of our human journey. This story shows how you belong and provides important clues as to where we are going.

Awe and Wonder

The goal of the Epic of Evolution
is to inspire grateful service
to the enduring promise
of life on the planet.
~ Loyal Rue

Resources for Teaching

This site provides resources to learn about the Epic of Evolution. It contains classroom-tested, hands-on activities for for teaching the Epic of Evolution and reviews of books, videos, and teaching aids.

Evolution of Life

DNA is at the heart of biological evolution.
Since life began over 3. 5 billion years ago,
the same DNA has been shared by all life forms,
including our earliest, single-celled ancestors.

Tree of Life

By comparing DNA,
scientists have revealed
a Tree of Life that illuminates
how all creatures alive today
have evolved and share a common ancestor.

Explore the Past

Celelbrate the Present

Flourish in the Future


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