We are Earthseed
The life that perceives itself
This site is dedicated to the creation of an Earthseed community.
Earthseed is a religion invented by science fiction author Octavia Butler
and described in her books,
The Parable of the Sower (1993) and The Parable of the Talents (1998).
Octavia Butler was one of the first African-American science fiction writers,
and one of the first women to break the science fiction gender barrier.
In her Parable series, Butler includes many verses from
a fictional book of scripture called “The Book of the Living”.
These verses have been collected here
and describe the basic theology, ethics, and eschatology of Earthseed.
Earthseed’s three main tenets are —
If you would like to become a Shaper of the Earthseed community,
contact the site administrator, John Halstead.