Urantia book historical society inc guidestar profile. The world needs new spiritual truth that provides modern men and women with an intellectual pathway into a personal relationship with god. In addition to discussing the nature of et life on inhabited planets, it also pre sents an advanced picture of the cosmology of the universe of universesincluding an extensive discussion of the divine purpose behind the creation and evolution of life on the innumerable material worlds of space. Urantiabook films is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the urantia book and the way it illuminates our spiritual heritage. The urantia book declares, there has been no fall of man. The urantia revelation is a credible and rich source of information on extraterrestrials. See more ideas about this or that questions, book of life and life after death. Battle creek sanitarium, corn flakes breakfast cereal. Believe me, it is not the length of the urantia book which keeps me from poring over its pages.
Mans mind is less timebound than spacebound because of the inherent nature of mind. The urantia book sometimes called the urantia papers or the fifth epochal revelation is a spiritual, philosophical, and religious book that originated in chicago sometime between 1924 and 1955. Jul 12, 2005 page 1 of 16 urantia book who couldve hoaxed this. In the book, lucifer is classified as a primary lanonandek son. Its authorship remains a matter of speculation, and it seems to have been composed in chicago, illinois. Its authorship remains a matter of speculation, and it seems to have been composed in chicago, illinois, sometime between 1924 and 1955. The urantia book was supposedly dictated to a chicago psychiatrist named w. This book, however, is packed with logical science, history, and soulsatisfying inspiration. Contact activities preceding the urantia papers how the urantia papers started how the forum started introduction of the forum to the contacts the forum begins to ask questions the forum becomes a closed group how we got the urantia papers how we did not get the urantia book. The urantia books revelation on mind embryonic soul 2. This panoramic narrative includes his birth, childhood, teenage years, adult travels and adventures, public ministry, crucifixion, and 19 resurrection appearances. To download zipped text and mp3 audio downloads of the urantia book in order to read or listen to it on your personal computer pc or handheld device pda while not being connected to the internet. A third of the urantia book is the inspiring story of jesus entire life and a revelation of his original teachings.
Sadler formed a group to discuss these revelations, from which the urantia foundation was formed in 1950. The urantia book on extraterrestrials evolving souls. The texts combine christianity and an alleged history of the work and teachings of jesus with a cosmology of extraterrestrial spirit beings. Ive probably read over 2,000 pages of gardner over the years. Recasts jesus into the guide for seekers of all faiths and all walks of life.
According to the urantia book the lucifer rebellion was a disruption of gods divine plan in the history of urantia. This foundation, set up under the laws of illinois, was completed on january 11, 1950. A history of a spiritual revelation in the 20th century. The book consists of 196 papers and is divided into four major parts entitled.
Guidestar worked with boardsource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices. It answers questions about god, life in the inhabited universe, the history and future of this world, and it includes an uplifting narrative of the life and teachings of jesus. Whosoever will may enter, and certain victory will crown the efforts of every human being who will run the race of faith and trust, depending every step of the way on the leading of the indwelling adjuster and on the guidance of that good spirit of the universe son. The purpose of this group is to explore the science and history within the urantia book teachings. The urantia book, first published by urantia foundation in 1955, presents us with the origin, history, and destiny of humanity. Notes on the origin of the urantia book meredith sprunger. This organization has not appeared on the irs business master file in a number of months. The urantia book harmonizes history, science, and religion into a philosophy of living that brings new meaning and hope into your life. The adventure of divinity attainment lies before you. You have just discovered the literary masterpiece that answers your questions about god, life in the inhabited universe, the history and future of this world, and the life of jesus. The urantia association fosters study of the urantia book and disseminates its teachings.
This book is educational in that it provides information about the origin, history, and destiny of mankind and this planet we live on. The urantia book a brief description first published in chicago in 1955, the urantia book is the fifth epochal revelation on our planet and a spiritual feast for hungry souls. Preserving urantia book history for future generations. The urantia book tells us, the whole idea of ransom and atonement is incompatible with the concept of god as it was taught and exemplified by jesus of nazareth ub, 2017. Let us see if there is enough interest in what is to be about the new book to keep this category going. The urantia book and gnosticism religion, theology. Both acknowledge the divine feminine, as either the sophia or the mother spirit. The urantia book 1955, sometimes called the urantia papers or the fifth epochal revelation, is a spiritual and philosophical book which discusses god, jesus, science, cosmology, religion, history, destiny, life, the universe and everything. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations. The great cult mystery christian research institute. This text conforms to urantia standard reference text committee 2008 recommendations.
Sadler from 1934 to 1935 by a man who spoke in his sleep on behalf of alien supermortals called revelators. The urantia book over 582 fivestar ratings on amazon. Sadler as a groundbreaking medical speaker in the chautauqau circuit coincides with the early years of urantia book history, and was used in the research for edgar cayce and the urantia book indexed, with llustrations and supplemental material added for this edition. Here is a brief description of the urantia book from its official web site.
If you are searching for answers, read the urantia book. It was first published in 1955 by urantia foundation. Both teach that there is one ultimate god with many subordinate divine beings. The book s extensive teachings about the history of the world include its physical development about 4.
Unparalleled cosmology eminently coordinates and illuminates religion, philosophy, science and. The uversa press edition of the book is the only edition to come with a free audio dvd of the entire book, which includes all 196 chapters in mp3 format. Urantia book historical society preserving urantia book. Urantia foundation was established in 1950 to be the custodian of the inviolate text of the urantia book and to ensure that the books teachings are spread, with the help of readers and fraternal organizations, to all people. It answers questions about god, life in the inhabited universe, the history and future of this world, and it includes an uplifting. The urantia book a biblical worldview perspective probe. If you have read the urantia book then you must read edgar cayce and the urantia book. The urantia book sometimes called the urantia papers or the fifth epochal revelation is a spiritual and philosophical book that discusses god, jesus, science, cosmology, religion, history, and destiny. The urantia book, first published by the urantia foundation in 1955, was authored by celestial beings as a special revelation to our planet, urantia.
Pages in category the urantia book the following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total. The english text of the urantia book is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission. One was the then idea of having the magisterial mission appear very quickly. Between 1934 and 1956 a group of 36 people, who called themselves the forum, met to study the original manuscripts of the urantia book. Revealing the mysteries of god, the universe, world history, jesus, and ourselves paperback june 1, 2008. The urantia book is a collection of allegedly channelled writings mostly compiled from the 1930s, published by the urantia foundation in 1955. Even during the days of the earth life in the flesh, though mans mind is rigidly spacebound, the creative human imagination is comparatively time free. It also is the only edition to have a comprehensive index included in the book. Mar 26, 2014 tim has also been an investigatorexplorer of the contents of the fifth epochal revelation to urantia also known as the urantia book, since 1971.
These added values make this edition the best for exploration and study. The founder is a noted chicago physician and psychiatrist dr. This text displays the standard referencing system numbers front matter. The books theme consists of highly detailed, mythologylike descriptions of our universe, surrounding universes, numerous extraterrestrial spirit beings which are said to inhabit these universes, the spiritual evolutionary history of planet earth urantia, and the life and teaching of a jesus, also called christ michael, a creator son. Some day a reformation in the christian church may strike deep enough to get back to the unadulterated religious teachings of jesus, the author and finisher of our faith. May 27, 2004 the urantia book claims to have been revealed by superhuman personalities from higher universes. The urantia book was delivered to him by seven spirit beings in 1934. The word urantia is simply the books name for earth. The urantia book describes the successive eras of biologic, intellectual, and spiritual uplifting as epochal revelations of god and his ministering agents to man.
Despite his stereotyped and sometimes condescending remarks, what engages me to continue reading is his insistence. Methods of teaching the urantia book marian rowley. It was these plates of the urantia book that constituted the basis for the formation of urantia foundation. Ive been reading the ub for 40 years and, imho, its the mt. The urantia book s revelation on mind embryonic soul 2. Gardner is a deist who believes that no scriptures come from god, that fundamentalists are ideologues, and that creationism is an unscientific, witless swindle. I could not put it down, i was completely spellbound until the end.
Sadler in august, 1939 she had collected about twenty thousand dollars for the publication fund, and this was used to set type and prepare plates for the printing of the book. More than just the bestyet urantia book search engine, this latest and easytouse search engine variant raises the bar on urantia book discovery tools and was specifically designed for anydeviceuse its responsive. According to the urantia book fellowship ubf, the urantia book ub is. It almost sounds as if hed just recently heard about the book and asked someone and they said, aw, its some book some crackpot offshoot cult of the 7th day adventists uses. Tim has also been an investigatorexplorer of the contents of the fifth epochal revelation to urantiaalso known as the urantia book. There are several comparisons that can be made between the urantia book and gnosticism. Urantia book reader comments the skeptics dictionary. The substance of such a soul is the child of both the mortal. This explains, at least in part, why there is also no need for any blood atonement for sin ub, 60. The urantia book debunked in 3 mins michael of nebadon. The urantia book, eugenics, better race movement, battle creek sanitarium john harvey kellogg known for. Whosoever will may enter, and certain victory will crown the efforts of every human being who will run the race of faith and trust, depending every step of the way on the leading of the indwelling adjuster and on the guidance of that good spirit of the universe son, which so. A history of a spiritual revelation in the 20th century oliva ph. How to tell people about the urantia book bill sadler.
It has received various degrees of interest ranging from praise to criticism for its religious and science content, its unusual length, and its. You have just discovered the literary masterpiece that answers your questions about god, life in the inhabited universe, the history and future of this. A brief description of the urantia book urantia book. For several years, ive tried to read every new book that martin gardner has written. The book presents an elaborate pseudohistory of the universe the book actually claims there are. Jun 10, 2009 for several years, ive tried to read every new book that martin gardner has written. It is comprised of 196 papers dealing with everything from life after death, to the entire history of our planet known as urantia, hence its name the urantia book.1102 1280 683 731 156 973 438 79 220 240 912 1238 1064 1259 977 857 453 712 891 1018 1466 635 462 298 345 821 759 464 739 1394 657 401 193