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T H E   U R A N T I A   B O O K


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T H E


U R A N T I A


B O O K


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Copyright 1955

URANTIA FOUNDATION


© 1955

URANTIA FOUNDATION


All rights reserved, including translation
in the United States of America, as well as in Canada
and other countries of
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and under the Universal Copyright Convention.



U R A N T I A   F O U N D A T I O N


CHICAGO, ILLINOIS


1955




First Printing





Library of Congress Catalog

Card Number 55-10554



PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA





The Parts of the Book



PART I

THE CENTRAL AND SUPERUNIVERSES

Sponsored by a Uversa Corps of Superuniverse Personalities
acting by authority of the Orvonton
Ancients of Days


PART II

THE LOCAL UNIVERSE

Sponsored by a Nebadon Corps of Local Universe
Personalities acting by authority of
Gabriel of Salvington


PART III

THE HISTORY OF URANTIA

These papers were sponsored by a Corps of Local Universe
Personalities acting by authority of
Gabriel of Salvington


PART IV

THE LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF JESUS

This groups of papers was sponsored by a commission of twelve
Urantia midwayers acting under the supervision of
a Melchizedek revelatory director.
The basis of this narrative was supplied by a secondary
midwayer who was onetime assigned to the superhuman
watchcare of the Apostle Andrew.





The Titles of the Papers



PART I.   THE CENTRAL AND SUPERUNIVERSES


 Paper  Author Page
  Foreword Divine Counselor 1
 1. The Universal Father Divine Counselor 21
 2. The Nature of God Divine Counselor 33
 3. The Attributes of God Divine Counselor 44
 4. God's Relation to the Universe Divine Counselor 54
 5. God's Relation to the Individual Divine Counselor 62
 6. The Eternal Son Divine Counselor 73
 7. Relation of the Eternal Son to the Universe Divine Counselor 81
 8. The Infinite Spirit Divine Counselor 90
 9. Relation of the Infinite Spirit to the Universe Divine Counselor 98
 10. The Paradise Trinity Universal Censor 108
 11. The Eternal Isle of Paradise Perfector of Wisdom 118
 12. The Universe of Universes Perfector of Wisdom 128
 13. The Sacred Spheres of Paradise Perfector of Wisdom 143
 14. The Central and Divine Universe Perfector of Wisdom 152
 15. The Seven Superuniverses Universal Censor 164
 16. The Seven Master Spirits Universal Censor 184
 17. The Seven Supreme Spirit Groups Divine Counselor 197
 18. The Supreme Trinity Personalities Divine Counselor 207
 19. The Co-ordinate Trinity-Origin Beings Divine Counselor 214
 20. The Paradise Sons of God Perfector of Wisdom 223
 21. The Paradise Creator Sons Perfector of Wisdom 234
 22. The Trinitized Sons of God Mighty Messenger 243
 23. The Solitary Messengers Divine Counselor 256
 24. Higher Personalities of the Infinite Spirit Divine Counselor 264
 25. The Messenger Hosts of Space One High in Authority 273
 26. Ministering Spirit of the Central Universe Perfector of Wisdom 285
 27. Ministry of the Primary Supernaphim Perfector of Wisdom 298
 28. Ministering Spirits of the Superuniverses Mighty Messenger 306
 29. The Universe Power Directors Universal Censor 319
 30. Personalities of the Grand Universe Mighty Messenger 330
 31. The Corps of the Finality Divine Counselor and One Without Name and Number 345



PART II. THE LOCAL UNIVERSE


 32. The Evolution of Local Universes Mighty Messenger 357
 33. Administration of the Local Universe Chief of Archangels 366
 34. The Local Universe Mother Spirit Mighty Messenger 374
 35. The Local Universe Sons of God Chief of Archangels 384
 36. The Life Carriers Vorondadek Son 396
 37. Personalities of the Local Universe Brilliant Evening Star 406
 38. Ministering Spirits of the Local Universe Melchizedek 418
 39. The Seraphic Hosts Melchizedek 426
 40. The Ascending Sons of God Mighty Messenger 443
 41. Physical Aspects of the Local Universe Archangel 455
 42. Energy—Mind and Matter Mighty Messenger 467
 43. The Constellations Malavatia Melchizedek 485
 44. The Celestial Artisans Archangel 497
 45. The Local System Administration Melchizedek 509
 46. The Local System Headquarters Archangel 519
 47. The Seven Mansion Worlds Brilliant Evening Star 530
 48. The Morontia Life Archangel 541
 49. The Inhabited Worlds Melchizedek 559
 50. The Planetary Princes Secondary Lanonandek 572
 51. The Planetary Adams Secondary Lanonandek 580
 52. Planetary Mortal Epochs Mighty Messenger 589
 53. The Lucifer Rebellion Manovandet Melchizedek 601
 54. Problems of the Lucifer Rebellion Mighty Messenger 613
 55. The Spheres of Light and Life Mighty Messenger 621
 56. Universal Unity Mighty Messenger and Machiventa Melchizedek 637




 57. The Origin of Urantia Life Carrier 651
 58. Life Establishment on Urantia Life Carrier 664
 59. The Marine-Life Era on Urantia Life Carrier 672
 60. Urantia during the Early Land-Life Era Life Carrier 685
 61. The Mammalian Era on Urantia Life Carrier 693
 62. The Dawn Races of Early Man Life Carrier 703
 63. The First Human Family Life Carrier 711
 64. The Evolutionary Races of Color Life Carrier 718
 65. The Overcontrol of Evolution Life Carrier 730
 66. The Planetary Prince of Urantia Melchizedek 741
 67. The Planetary Rebellion Melchizedek 754
 68. The Dawn of Civilization Melchizedek 763
 69. Primitive Human Institutions Melchizedek 772
 70. The Evolution of Human Government Melchizedek 783
 71. Development of the State Melchizedek 800
 72. Government on a Neighboring Planet Melchizedek 808
 73. The Garden of Eden Solonia 821
 74. Adam and Eve Solonia 828
 75. The Default of Adam and Eve Solonia 839
 76. The Second Garden Solonia 847
 77. The Midway Creatures Archangel 855
 78. The Violet Race after the Days of Adam Archangel 868
 79. Andite Expansion in the Orient Archangel 878
 80. Andite Expansion in the Occident Archangel 889
 81. Development of Modern Civilization Archangel 900
 82. The Evolution of Marriage Chief of Seraphim 913
 83. The Marriage Institution Chief of Seraphim 922
 84. Marriage and Family Life Chief of Seraphim 931
 85. The Origins of Worship Brilliant Evening Star 944
 86. Early Evolution of Religion Brilliant Evening Star 950
 87. The Ghost Cults Brilliant Evening Star 958
 88. Fetishes, Charms, and Magic Brilliant Evening Star 967
 89. Sin, Sacrifice, and Atonement Brilliant Evening Star 974
 90. Shamanism—Medicine Men and Priests Melchizedek 986
 91. The Evolution of Prayer Chief of Midwayers 994
 92. The Later Evolution of Religion Melchizedek 1003
 93. Machiventa Melchizedek Melchizedek 1014
 94. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Orient Melchizedek 1027
 95. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant Melchizedek 1042
 96. Yahweh—God of the Hebrews Melchizedek 1052
 97. Evolution of the God Concept among the Hebrews Melchizedek 1062
 98. The Melchizedek teachings in the Occident Melchizedek 1077
 99. Social Problems of Religion Melchizedek 1086
100. Religion in Human Experience Melchizedek 1094
 101. The Real Nature of Religion Melchizedek 1104
 102. The Foundations of Religious Faith Melchizedek 1118
 103. The Reality of Religious Experience Melchizedek 1129
104. Growth of the Trinity Concept Melchizedek 1143
 105. Deity and Reality Melchizedek 1152
 106. Universe Levels of Reality Melchizedek 1162
 107. Origin and Nature of Thought Adjusters Solitary Messenger 1176
 108. Mission and Ministry of Thought Adjusters Solitary Messenger 1185
 109. Relation of Adjusters to Universe Creatures Solitary Messenger 1195
 110. Relation of Adjusters to Individual Mortals Solitary Messenger 1203
 111. The Adjuster and the Soul Solitary Messenger 1215
 112. Personality Survival Solitary Messenger 1225
 113. The Seraphic Guardians of Destiny Chief of Seraphim 1241
 114. Seraphic Planetary Government Chief of Seraphim 1250
 115. The Supreme Being Mighty Messenger 1260
 116. The Almighty Supreme Mighty Messenger 1268
 117. God the Supreme Mighty Messenger 1278
 118. Supreme and Ultimate—Time and Space Mighty Messenger 1294
 119. The Bestowals of Christ Michael Chief of Evening Stars 1308




 120. The Bestowal of Michael on Urantia Mantutia Melchizedek 1323
 121. The Times of Michael's Bestowal Midwayer Commission 1332
 122. Birth and Infancy of Jesus Midwayer Commission 1344
 123. The Early Childhood of Jesus Midwayer Commission 1355
 124. The Later Childhood of Jesus Midwayer Commission 1366
 125. Jesus at Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1377
 126. The Two Crucial Years Midwayer Commission 1386
 127. The Adolescent Years Midwayer Commission 1395
 128. Jesus' Early Manhood Midwayer Commission 1407
 129. The Later Adult Life of Jesus Midwayer Commission 1419
 130. On the Way to Rome Midwayer Commission 1427
 131. The World's Religions Midwayer Commission 1442
 132. The Sojourn at Rome Midwayer Commission 1455
 133. The Return from Rome Midwayer Commission 1468
 134. The Transition Years Midwayer Commission 1483
 135. John the Baptist Midwayer Commission 1496
 136. Baptism and the Forty Days Midwayer Commission 1509
 137. Tarrying Time in Galilee Midwayer Commission 1524
 138. Training the Kingdom's Messengers Midwayer Commission 1538
 139. The Twelve Apostles Midwayer Commission 1548
140. The Ordination of the Twelve Midwayer Commission 1568
 141. Beginning the Public Work Midwayer Commission 1587
 142. The Passover at Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1596
 143. Going Through Samaria Midwayer Commission 1607
144. At Gilboa and in the Decapolis Midwayer Commission 1617
 145. Four Eventful Days at Capernaum Midwayer Commission 1628
 146. First Preaching Tour of Galilee Midwayer Commission 1637
 147. The Interlude Visit to Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1647
 148. Training Evangelists at Bethsaida Midwayer Commission 1657
 149. The Second Preaching Tour Midwayer Commission 1668
 150. The Third Preaching Tour Midwayer Commission 1678
 151. Tarrying and Teaching by the Seaside Midwayer Commission 1688
 152. Events Leading up to the Capernaum Crisis Midwayer Commission 1698
 153. The Crisis at Capernaum Midwayer Commission 1707
 154. Last Days at Capernaum Midwayer Commission 1717
 155. Fleeing Through Northern Galilee Midwayer Commission 1725
 156. The Sojourn at Tyre and Sidon Midwayer Commission 1734
 157. At Caesarea-Philippi Midwayer Commission 1743
 158. The Mount of Transfiguration Midwayer Commission 1752
 159. The Decapolis Tour Midwayer Commission 1762
 160. Rodan of Alexandria Midwayer Commission 1772
 161. Further Discussions with Rodan Midwayer Commission 1783
 162. At the Feast of Tabernacles Midwayer Commission 1788
 163. Ordination of the Seventy at Magadan Midwayer Commission 1800
 164. At the Feast of Dedication Midwayer Commission 1809
 165. The Perean Mission Begins Midwayer Commission 1817
 166. Last Visit to Northern Perea Midwayer Commission 1825
 167. The Visit to Philadelphia Midwayer Commission 1833
 168. The Resurrection of Lazarus Midwayer Commission 1842
 169. Last Teaching at Pella Midwayer Commission 1850
 170. The Kingdom of Heaven Midwayer Commission 1858
 171. On the Way to Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1867
 172. Going into Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1878
 173. Monday in Jerusalem Midwayer Commission 1888
 174. Tuesday Morning in the Temple Midwayer Commission 1897
 175. The Last Temple Discourse Midwayer Commission 1905
 176. Tuesday Evening on Mount Olivet Midwayer Commission 1912
 177. Wednesday, The Rest Day Midwayer Commission 1920
 178.  Last Day at the Camp Midwayer Commission 1929
 179. The Last Supper Midwayer Commission 1936
 180. The Farewell Discourse Midwayer Commission 1944
 181. Final Admonitions and Warnings Midwayer Commission 1953
 182. In Gethsemane Midwayer Commission 1963
 183. The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus Midwayer Commission 1971
 184. Before the Sanhedrin Court Midwayer Commission 1978
 185. The Trial Before Pilate Midwayer Commission 1987
 186. Just Before the Crucifixion Midwayer Commission 1997
 187. The Crucifixion Midwayer Commission 2004
 188. The Time of the Tomb Midwayer Commission 2012
 189. The Resurrection Midwayer Commission 2020
 190. Morontia Appearances of Jesus Midwayer Commission 2029
 191. Appearances to the Apostles and Other Leaders Midwayer Commission 2037
 192. Appearances in Galilee Midwayer Commission 2045
 193. Final Appearances and Ascension Midwayer Commission 2052
 194. Bestowal of the Spirit of Truth Midwayer Commission 2059
 195. After Pentecost Midwayer Commission 2069
 196. The Faith of Jesus Midwayer Commission 2087

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