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1. What is the Urantia Book?
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? go
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

11. What makes the Urantia Book different from other revelations of truth?

ANSWER #1: There are several sections that could be considered unique, either as entirely new concepts or as innovative approaches to existing knowledge. Probably the most unique or new concept is on an aspect of deity called “God the Supreme”.

This is an aspect of God which is actually evolving as all experiential beings, such as ourselves, are evolving towards perfection. Every action, thought, and decision which has spiritual value actually contribute to the evolving of God the Supreme. What’s significant about this is that it will take the entire family of all humankind, on this world and others, to bring the full completion of God the Supreme to fruition. With this realization we can find great meaning in our actions in this life and we are compelled to do our part in serving others and empowering them spiritually.

There are a few other areas worth mentioning. Although most religions speak of the inner presence of God, the Urantia book goes into great detail with a wealth of specific information on this actual fragment of deity which it terms the Thought Adjuster. Having this knowledge helps us to understand how special we really are, and our Thought Adjuster’s role in our life. The book explains about the development of a higher ability to perceive spirit and truth reality which it calles mota. This ability provides a depth of perception similar to having two eyes versus just one. Related to mota is an area of reality which bridges the physical and spiritual realities which is referred to as morontia. Also, there are advanced teachings on the nature of deity, the Trinity, and the physical structure of the universe we live in which could be considered unique in their approach.

ANSWER #2: The Urantia Book talks about reality on the cosmic level of progression. There are concepts and historical facts that have never been revealed before anywhere. Throughout history people have speculated about God, but the Urantia Book has presented to us God’s personality and attributes as well as his ascension plan for our eternal future in detail. It details the purpose of our existence and why we are so limited in our understanding, which contributes to viewing life as unfair. It frees up your thinking and elevates you to a superconscious level where you begin to recognize the light of truth, beauty and goodness. It is a most challenging yet rewarding reading experience, especially for those adventurous people who are seeking to discover an enlarged way of living and loving.