Quite the opposite the urantia book invites us to make the fact of our relationship with god the basis upon which social and interpersonal relationships are ordered. Eugenics, race, and the urantia book kindle edition by. The urantia book and eugenics, discussion with chris. It is said to be written sometime between 1924 and 1955 somewhere around chicago. Guest chris halvorson guides us through these mazes. The great cult mystery christian research institute. Dear friends,while the charge of racism against the urantia book is based upon superficial readings without any awareness of the history of science and the evolutionary nature of language, the description of the forum topic progressive civilization as the colored races, eugenics and other controversial topics in the urantia book is.
And this was where your material son and his companion were placed at great disadvantage when they arrived on urantia. This is the 2010 standardized text of the urantia book. Salvington is the immense and marvelous capital of our local universe of nebadon and the personal headquarters of christ michael. Eugenics and race have, in the last few decades, become filled with controversy and judgementalism. The urantia book, 2097 pages, completed in 1935, published in 1955 by urantia foundation, chicago. Many primitive peoples believed the soul looked out upon the world through human eyes. Halbert katzen is the author of eugenics, race, and the urantia book 5. It started earlier yesterday when a friend randomly texted me this story about celestial seasonings tea, which mentions the urantia book. If you wish to read the plain text version of the book, please click. I have not read the book of satania from the urantia book and am neither am i inclined to do so anytime soon. Someones in my closet, the urantia book, and mh370. Ive been curious more on the origin story of the book and ive tried to find martin gardners urantia.
Dave holt was born in toronto, ontario, canada, of. This is the illustrated version of the urantia book. New readers may be taken aback by references to inferior strains, and antisocial stocks. Bruce jackson, columbia, mo the temple of spiritual brotherhood and the greater meaning of study groups by charles laurence olivea, santa fe, nm. Eugenics, race, and the urantia book kindle edition by katzen, halbert. The urantia papers also know as the urantia book or the fifth epochal revelation is a long and very strange book. Kellogg, the cornflake king, an identification gardner first made in 1991.
The urantia book sometimes called the urantia papers or the fifth epochal revelation is a spiritual, philosophical, and religious book that originated in chicago some time between 1924 and 1955. Paper 64 the evolutionary races of color urantia book. Part iv the life and teachings of jesus this group of papers was sponsored by a commission of twelve urantia midwayers acting under the supervision of a melchizedek revelatory director. Urantia book poll page 19 spirituality vs skepticism. Published in 1930, this book turned out to be another unmistakable source. I was hoping you all could help me find more information about the urantia book. I agree with you in your above comment, however looking at the whole subject of the urantia book and foundation i believe that it was initially designed as a social experiment then, the powers to be noticed the monetary gains possible from such an enterprise and its now a religion. Its not racial in any way related to how we think of race today. One is a wrightwood study, an indepth analysis of the teachings of the urantia book on this topic by a panel and another is a handout written by a black woman. In 2096 pages, the urantia book reveals itself as a masterpiece of american language literature. Urantia book, familiarity with the second requires a degree of exposure to a variety of thought trendsespecially american and britishranging from the theology and bible scholarship of the mid and late 19th century, to the evolutionary biology and anthropology of the early 20th century, and the eugenics and race theories of both centuries. Download the urantia papers the complete pdf ebook. The great cult of mystery at the library but after putting. Iii the history of urantia these papers were sponsored by a corps of local universe personalities acting by authority of gabriel of salvington.
A kermit, a long time reader of the ub, is the genetic screening program director at kaiser permenente. The urantia book differs sharply in this respect nowhere in its pages is there any implication that race is a valid category for social organization. The urantia book is a revelation given to our world by a commission of celestial personalities authorized and tasked to the mission by the ancients of days who rule over the seventh superuniverse that our world, named urantia by the celestial administration, is part of. Sadler, who taught at chicagos mccormick theological seminary.
Here in mesopotamia the adamic peoples held forth, sending out their progeny to the ends of the earth, and latterly, as amalgamated with the nodite and sangik tribes, were known as the andites. The word eugenics, appears only once in the urantia book, but the concept appears sporadically throughout its pages. I could not put it down, i was completely spellbound until the end. Blogs by urantia book community activists one of the urantia readerships most prolific writers dave holt. There is apparently some sort of rift in urantia and legal fight and grimsley was told not to preach from the book of satania and from my outside viewpoint you can imagine why i might assume not to. It was also gratifying to learn that you met your first urantia book believers during your visit to our information center at the 1993 parliament of the worlds religions. This is an authoritative, excellent, wellwritten book. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading eugenics, race, and the urantia book. Scientists stunned but not urantia book readers lol. The urantia book contents the foreword part i the central and superuniverses paper title 1. The fact is the term eugenics in the ub must be understood with the following two imperatives. Currently there are 3 documents on the races in the urantia book historical archive. Every race of evolving urantia mortals has a word equivalent to the concept of soul.
The historic origins of a spiritual revelation in the 20th century. This is the origin of the violet race on the inhabited worlds. Halbert katzen author of eugenics, race, and the urantia. The urantia book debunked in 3 mins michael of nebadon. He invites us to consider why homosexuality may not be mentioned in the urantia book papers and why eugenics and race play such a prominent role.
It has received various degrees of interest ranging from praise to criticism for its religious and science content, its unusual length, and its lack of. The urantia book integrate the topics of eugenics and race with deeply theological and cosmological concepts that are of great value to anyone interested in gods divine will for human kind. The garden of eden report and the gobekli tepe report document additional support for the urantia book s story about adam and eve. The simultaneous emergence of all six races on urantia, and in one family, was most unusual. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The original text contains no visuals so weve added some for your enjoyment. We will give special emphasis to helping readers see these passages in context. The urantia book registered marks of urantia foundation urantia foundation chicago illinois 1955 first printing text. The great cult mystery, he sets forth the full range of evidence to support this conclusion. The morontia soul is the child of the universe and may be really known only through cosmic insight and spiritual discovery.556 708 1504 671 1165 7 1307 1073 151 885 321 834 1114 822 835 401 497 1337 1491 1463 851 1039 959 1408 636 109 1018 759 972 1223 1477 99 582 1161