We are Earthseed

The life that perceives itself

Changing.

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Earthseed

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).

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Octavia Butler (1947-2006)

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.

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Octavia Butler’s Parable series

Earthseed’s three main tenets are –

God is Change.

Shape God.

The Destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars.

 

If you would like to become a Shaper of the Earthseed community,

contact the site administrator, John Halstead.

 

God is Change  |  Shape God |  The Destiny of Earthseed

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