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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?
12. Is the Urantia Book an "inspired" work?
13. Isn't the Bible enough? Why do we need the Urantia Book? go
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

13. Isn't the Bible enough? Why do we need the Urantia Book?

ANSWER #1: One could just as easily wonder why any person should strive to learn and know more. Why send a child to college when a high school education is sufficient to survive in the world? The Creator put the propensity in each of us that we might constantly strive to better our civilization and ourselves. A better question might be, “Why wouldn’t God reveal more to us, especially as we are able to understand and know more?”

Children cannot reach the fulfillment of their personal dreams and potential without the periodic help, wisdom and guidance of more experienced adults. Neither can humankind reach its objectives nor can we live up to our true potential without some form of periodic wisdom and guidance from above.

When considering the epic struggle of humanity to reach our own often-stated goal of “peace on earth, and goodwill among men,” one source of religious truth and knowledge can hardly be adequate. This is even more evident considering the great diversity that exists in humanity. If humans needed only one source of information, then human history would not be punctuated with great religious, scientific, and philosophic teachers. Jesus would not have come to offer a “new testament” if the “old testament” alone were adequate. It was he who promised a response for those who would seek, ask, and knock. Why would he have stated this great truth if no new answer or discovery were ever forthcoming?