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1. What is the Urantia Book? go
2. Is the Urantia Book a New Age book?
3. Who wrote the Urantia Book?
4. Is Urantia a new religion?
5. Is Urantia a cult?
6. Where should I start reading?
7. Who reads the Urantia Book?
8. How many people read the Urantia Book?
9. How many languages has the book been translated into?
10. Do readers have rituals, dogmas or religious practices?
11. What makes the Urantia Book different from other revelations?
12. Is the Urantia Book an "inspired" work?
13. Isn't the Bible enough? Why do we need the Urantia Book?
14. How does the Urantia Book compare to the Bible?
15. Is the Urantia Book a rewriting of the Bible?
16. The Bible states there can be no other revelation, so how can the Urantia Book be valid?
17. Is the Urantia Book similar to A Course in Miracles?
18. Do I have to give up my church if I embrace the Urantia teachings?
19. Does this book claim to contain all truth for all time?
20. How do I know the book is true?
21. How can I meet other readers?
22. How do Urantia Book readers get together?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - with multiple answers from readers around the world

1. What is the Urantia Book?

ANSWER #1: The Urantia Book is a revelation of truth given to the peoples of our planet, Urantia. It instructs us on God, angels, life after death, the structure of the universe and its divinely planned developments, the origin and history of our planet, the life and teachings of Jesus, and our eternal destiny as perfected citizens of a friendly universe. It provides an enlightening picture of reality in which science, religion and philosophy are unified. It give us the “big picture” and shows us where we, as individuals, fit into it.

ANSWER #2: The Urantia Book provides powerful evidence that our world is part of a friendly, intelligent and well-ordered universe. Many believe it to be the most important revelation of truth to our world since Jesus. The book truly provides a deep appreciation and understanding of the origin, history and destiny of mankind while illuminating our place in the cosmic family of freewill intelligent beings. It reveals as never before an infinite circle of creation at the center of which reigns our infinite, almighty and loving Creator.

ANSWER #3: The teachings of the Urantia Book blend science, philosophy, and religion seamlessly into a beautiful narrative that challenges, informs, and integrates truth in a new way. The entire subject matter of the book seeks to make clear our divine and eternal destiny, “the age-long process from animal to angel, from angel to spirit, from spirit to God.” (P. 558). The teachings include information on the organization, places, and personalities of the cosmos; the history of our planet, Urantia; a description of our continuing spiritual evolution; a new view of reality by explaining the concepts of personality, mind, and soul; how we experience supreme evolution of our progression towards God in partnership with spirit in our minds; and lastly a new and enlarged account of the life and teachings of Jesus.

ANSWER #4: The Urantia Book may be the most powerful evidence ever that there is intelligent life in the universe. The Urantia Book boldly claims to be a revelation of truth to our world from the headquarters of the superuniverse. A revelation in book form, it is intended to help guide humankind into the next era of evolutionary progress. The Urantia Book provides a deeper appreciation and understanding of our own planetary family, as well as of our place in the cosmic family of freewill intelligent beings. It reveals as never before an infinite circle of creation, at the center of which reigns our beneficent and loving Creator.

ANSWER #5: It is a 2097-page text containing beautiful spiritual teachings, including a unique perspective on deity that integrates science and physics with religion in a way that has never been done before. It depicts the history of our universe, our planet and civilization, and contains a profound, in-depth account of the life and teachings of Jesus far beyond what has ever been written. It provides a detailed analysis on the state of our religious institutions and their shortcomings, and guidance on what needs to be done for them to keep pace with advancing civilization. Ultimately, it provides guidance on realizing world peace.

ANSWER #6: The Urantia Book is the fifth epochal revelation to our planet. It is a 2097-page compendium of cosmology, science, philosophy, history and religion. It is unified, consistent, inspiring and beautifully written. One third of it is a restatement of the life and teachings of Jesus, the fourth epochal revelation.

ANSWER #7. It has been called the handbook for learning to become a cosmic citizen. It has also been called a revelation of truth of epochal significance. But no amount of talking about it is adequate—to find out what it is you’ll just have to read it for yourself and draw your own conclusions.