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Read & Download The Urantia Book The Urantia Book review Ø 104 Hliche Denken und Glauben für die nächsten 1000 Jahre zu erheben und zu erweitern Ein Drittel des Urantia Buches umfasst die inspirierende Geschichte von Jesus' ganzem Leben und eine Offenbarung seiner ursprünglichen Lehren Diese Panorama Erzählung schließt seinen Geburtstag seine Jahre als Jugendlicher die Reisen und Abenteuer der Erwachsenenzeit sein öffentliches Wirken seine Kreuzigung und 19 Erscheinungen der Wiederauferstehung e My first memory of the Urantia Book was as a child marveling over the thickness and heft of the book in the reference section of the public library Of course being a child I didn t really understand the contents of it at all Later as a scholar of religion I procured a copy for myself as I gathered uite a few of the various sacred texts of the world I made a single attempt to read it back then but the sheer density and obtuseness of the first few papers had me laying it aside and there it languished on my shelf for the past fifteen or so odd years untouched Currently due to the nature of my job as a night watchman I have all the time in the world to read and I figured that The Urantia Book might kill a few nights worth of empty timeBeing that I m a curiosity seeker than a sincere inuirer into religion I have to give credit to the people that come at it from the angle of faith The first two thirds of the book are so relentlessly tedious and repetitive that the truly odd and entertaining bits are buried under massive mind numbing heaps of verbiage I would liken the whole descriptions of super universes universes and long lists of celestial administrators to a massive cosmic corporate org chart where much is written but very little is actually said I noted to myself in all the long lists of job titles not one celestial being holds the position of editor which perhaps is why this divinely commissioned and written book is so long It easily could have been half the length with no loss of content or message The last third of the book holds the narrative of the life of Jesus of Nazareth who in Urantian theology is reckoned to be the human incarnation of Michael the administrator of our local universe While this section is much readable and is at times rather moving it s still overly long and repetitive Much of the impact of the traditional biblical narrative comes from the punchiness and brevity of the sayings of Jesus Having him expound at length for pages on end to his clueless apostles while entertaining takes much away Instead of adding depth it subtracts itOverall much of the weirdness of the book comes from it s discussion of the early history of mankind and it s strong eugenic bent To be fair the whole systemization is far too idiosyncratic and eccentric to really be offensive unless one is looking to be offended As the book desires to be a grand unification of science and spirituality the whole science end of it is interesting from an anthropological and sociological standpoint The celestial beings or the human author purporting to be celestial beings were certainly well read on the scientific views of their time so it comes across as an interesting picture of what much of consensus was back in the 1930s and how much of our understanding of cosmology geology and biology has developed and changed from those early viewsOne could see the Urantia Book as an attempt to create a response to the scientific and social challenges facing Protestant Christianity in the early 20th century and with it s strong fideistic bent and arguments against ritual tradition mysticism and asceticism it s definitely Protestant If Earth is just one small planet in a massive universe and if life evolved over eons and mankind is descended from the apes then the spiritual warp and woof must also follow and not only explain it but in its own way incorporate it into its system Hence heaven and the afterlife being built into the cosmological set up of the universe and spiritual growth also follow evolutionary and eugenic sIt s certainly an ambitious project but in the end it bites off than it can chew and ends up becoming an artifact of its time and place That combined with the fact that it simply is not written in a way the average person could easily digest means that this gigantic book is likely to be a curiosity sitting on many a library shelf instead of the grand reformation of the message of Jesus for a modern era 15 out of five stars

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Read & Download The Urantia Book The Urantia Book review Ø 104 Sie haben soeben das literarische Meisterwerk entdeckt das Ihre Fragen über Gott das Leben im bewohnten Universum über die Geschichte und Zukunft dieser Welt und zum Leben von Jesus beantwortet Das Urantia Buch fügt Geschichte Wissenschaft und Religion zu einem Zusammenklang zu einer Lebensphilosophie die neue Bedeutung und Hoffnung in Ihr Leben bringt Wenn Sie nach Antworten suchen lesen Sie Das Urantia Buch Die Welt braucht neue spiri About the Urantia BookPosted on GoodReads September 18 2009This is my favorite book I have been reading it on and off since 1972 It is the most complete informative reassuring stimulating mind blowing and inspiring book I have ever read This book becomes a best friend that you always want near at hand I have read it cover to cover a couple of times and I have read sections over and over I always interpret it in new ways gaining new insights with every read The Urantia Book has been a shaping force in my life and my identity The truths contained in this book have guided me through the hardest times and helped me appreciate and value the best times The authors paint the bigger picture for you then show you how to find your place in that grand picture It is not purely religious or philosophical as it provides concrete ways to see believe live and act in order to become a better person and find happiness meaning and fulfillment Like great art it only gets better with time To new readers I recommend looking through the contents and reading sections that interest you rather than reading all 2000 pages from beginning to end the first time around For many years I read it section by section choosing subjects that interested me before reading it through If you start reading it and it doesn t grab you then I suggest reading the last section Part IV The Life and Times of Jesus Christ Michael which is 700 pages That final section reads like a narrative it is particularly inspiring and easy to get into There are many crazy rumors about this book spread by people who know nothing about it Ignore all that and judge for yourself This book has nothing in common with fundamentalism evangelism Mormonism Dianetics or any cults schemes to get rich and be successful or beliefs based on dogma or existing belief systems It is very much about God Jesus angels the order of the universe and truth It is not in itself a religion and it espouses no rituals other than personal prayer conducted in your own way in private It is not an exclusive belief system and is compatible with other open minded religious beliefs or faiths It warns against hocus pocus and hoodoo voodoo fanaticism my words not the Book s It was written mostly in the 1930s and 40s and was published in 1955 it is not a new age book Some people who like this book are drawn to new age type books and many others are not This book appeals to no particular culture class or creed Although some kooky people are drawn to it in general the readers I have met have been very normal people from all walks of life I have met women and men in eual numbers young and old Christians Jews Buddhists Interfaith people scientists bankers teachers actors doctors computer engineers people of different colors straight and gay liberal and conservative northern southern urban and country dwellers this is a book for all open minded people who like to think and who are searching for the truth After reading the book for 20 years I wanted to discuss it with other readers who are hard to find by the way so I decided to go to a study group in NYC where I was living I was afraid that there would be weird hippies in purple tie dye forcing herb tea on me but to my surprise there were real normal people drinking strong coffee in a beautiful loft After a few meetings I realized I was the weirdest person in the group Although some of the concepts are hard to understand most of it is accessible to anyone I started reading it when I was 16 and was completely absorbed and fascinated from the moment I saw it As a professional writer and editor I can assure you that the writing and editing is of the highest possible uality At the very least you will see that it is completely uniue unlike any book ever written It is also a beautifully researched highly consistent book that covers fascinating subjects with great depth It introduces many new concepts but there is a pervading logic and reason throughout that makes perfect sense to people like me who have never been completely satisfied with answers found elsewhere or who just could not find answers to certain uestions anywhere else This book has not answered all my uestions but amazingly enough it has answered most of them and I am someone with a helluva lot of uestions Happy travels through the infinitely satisfying terrains of the Urantia Book

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Read & Download The Urantia Book The Urantia Book review Ø 104 Tuelle Wahrheit die modernen Männern und Frauen einen intellektuellen Pfad hinein in eine persönliche Beziehung mit Gott bietet Aufbauend auf dem religiösen Erbe der Welt beschreibt Das Urantia Buch ein endloses Schicksal für die Menschheit wobei es lehrt dass lebendiger Glaube der Schlüssel zu persönlichem geistigen Voranschreiten und ewigem Fortleben ist Diese Lehren stellen neue Wahrheiten bereit die kraftvoll genug sind das mensc 10044 In physical life the senses tell of the existence of things mind discovers the reality of meanings but the spiritual experience reveals to the individual the true values of life These high levels of human living are attained in the supreme love of God and in the unselfish love of man If you love your fellow men you must have discovered their values Jesus loved men so much because he placed such a high value upon them You can best discover values in your associates by discovering their motivation If someone irritates you causes feelings of resentment you should sympathetically seek to discern his viewpoint his reasons for such objectionable conduct If once you understand your neighbor you will become tolerant and this tolerance will grow into friendship and ripen into love 10045 In the mind s eye conjure up a picture of one of your primitive ancestors of cave dwelling times a short misshapen filthy snarling hulk of a man standing legs spread club upraised breathing hate and animosity as he looks fiercely just ahead Such a picture hardly depicts the divine dignity of man But allow us to enlarge the picture In front of this animated human crouches a saber toothed tiger Behind him a woman and two children Immediately you recognize that such a picture stands for the beginnings of much that is fine and noble in the human race but the man is the same in both pictures Only in the second sketch you are favored with a widened horizon You therein discern the motivation of this evolving mortal His attitude becomes praiseworthy because you understand him If you could only fathom the motives of your associates how much better you would understand them If you could only know your fellows you would eventually fall in love with them 10046 You cannot truly love your fellows by a mere act of the will Love is only born of thoroughgoing understanding of your neighbor s motives and sentiments It is not so important to love all men today as it is that each day you learn to love one human being If each day or each week you achieve an understanding of one of your fellows and if this is the limit of your ability then you are certainly socializing and truly spiritualizing your personality Love is infectious and when human devotion is intelligent and wise love is catching than hate But only genuine and unselfish love is truly contagious If each mortal could only become a focus of dynamic affection this benign virus of love would soon pervade the sentimental emotion stream of humanity to such an extent that all civilization would be encompassed by love and that would be the realization of the brotherhood of man The Urantia Book Paper 100 page 1098


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    EBOOK FREE (The Urantia Book) Ý Urantia Foundation Urantia Foundation Ï 4 review Read & Download The Urantia Book Depending on ones point of view it either 1imaginatively expands on the broader aspects of possible reality throughout the Universes of Universes and the history of earth from a religiousscientific worldview 2Corr

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    EBOOK FREE (The Urantia Book) Ý Urantia Foundation Frightening So you've got this book mostly written in the 30s by a bunch of freaky weirdies And it says some awesome stuff like And God spoke and said the proton is one thousand times the mass of an electron and other totally out of nowhere ness Most people focus on the overwhelming cosmology at the beginning of the book

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