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Table of Contents

Table of Contents … for Nature’s Path of Continuing Creation:              Finding Life’s Purpose & Meaning — In Nature, Science, & History              ...

The Principles We Hold True

Photo: An Old Tree with Powerful Roots The Principles We Hold True “The Purpose of Each Capable Human Life is to Create. To Create includes to Discover, Invent, Heal, Design, Engineer, Build, Co...

Is This Book For You?

Is the Book of Continuing Creation For You? If you can agree with at least 3 of the fifty very short statements in this Essay, then this Book is something you should read. Here are a few of those stat...

How to Read this Book of Essays

This short one-page chapter provides tips on how to read Book of Continuing Creation. Chapters do not need to be read in order; each chapter can be read as an independent essay. Throughout the Book,...

Answering Evolution’s Critics

This Essay answers common challenges posed by evolution's opponents. These include: "The eagle's eye is so complex, it must have been designed by a Creator." "How can wondrous creatures come about ...

The Molecules that Form Life

Image above: Nucleotides serve as units of the polymers, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA). Both of these acids are essential biomolecules in all lifeforms on Earth.   Th...

Forerunners to Our Path & Practice

Deism, Process Theology, Stoicism, Freemasonry, Positivism, Secular Humanism, Existentialism, Skepticism, Pragmatism, Unitarianism, and Transcendentalism: These are the theologies and philosophies tha...

Evaluating Taoism & Zen

An Imagined Portrait of Lao Tzu (or Laozi), the Founder of Taoism    Evaluating Taoism & Zen “Constantly regard the universe as one living being, having one substance and one soul; and...

Evaluating Hinduism

Photo: The Hindu God Shiva performs his “Dance of Creation, Destruction, & Creation Anew”   Evaluating Hinduism “All the world’s major religions contain both factual e...

Evaluating Buddhism

Photo: An Indian Elephant and Three Buddhist Monks Walk Together   Introduction “All the world’s major religions contain both factual errors and poetic wisdom.  So do Homer’s O...

Evaluating Jesus’ Teaching

This Essay looks at the religion that Jesus taught while he was alive, as revealed by the Gospels and many decades of scholarship. (A later Essay looks at the supernatural religion that was created ...

Evaluating Islam

Above — The Kaaba (“Cube”), Islam’s Holiest Site, in the Sacred Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia “In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, the Ch...

Leading an Ethical, Moral Life

This chapter lists the moral precepts of the Path of Continuing Creation. Since humanity’s traditional moral laws (such as “Do not murder another human being”) are hard-won products of our biol...

Leading a Fulfilled & Happy Life

This Essay tells how people can lead Fulfilled and Happy lives by following the Spiritual Path of G>O>D>: The Growing> Organizing> Direction> of the Cosmos. Every year, popular new self-help books com...

Leading a Virtuous & Honorable Life

This is an important Essay in the Book of Continuing Creation, because our Spiritual Path is action-oriented; and Virtue means pointing our actions along the same creative and constructive trajectory ...