Contents Part 3

The History of Urantia

057. The Origin of Urantia

1. The Andronover Nebula
2. The Primary Nebular Stage
3. The Secondary Nebular Stage
4. Tertiary and Quartan Stages
Origin of the Sun
5. Origin of Monmatia — The Urantia Solar System
Retrograde motion
6. The Solar System Stage
The planet-forming era
Tidal friction
Gravity-tidal explosions
7. The Meteoric Era
The Volcanic Age
The Primitive Planetary Atmosphere
8. Crustal Stabilization
The Age of Earthquakes
The World Ocean and the First Continent

058. Life Establishment on Urantia

1. Physical-Life Prerequisites
2. The Urantia Atmosphere
3. Spatial Environment
4. The Life-Dawn Era
5. The Continental Drift
6. The Transition Period
7. The Geologic History Book

059. The Marine-Life Era on Urantia

1. Early Marine Life in the Shallow Seas
The Trilobite Age
2. The First Continental Flood Stage
The Invertebrate-Animal Age
3. The Second Great Flood Stage
The Coral Period
The Brachiopod Age
4. The Great Land-Emergence Stage
The Vegetative Land-Life Period
The Age of Fishes
5. The Crustal-shifting Stage
The Fern-Forest Carboniferous Period
The Age of Frogs
6. The Climatic Transition Stage
The Seed-Plant Period
The Age of Biologic Tribulation

060. Urantia During the Early Land-Life Era

1. The Early Reptilian Age
2. The Later Reptilian Age
3. The Cretaceous Stage
The Flowering-Plant Period
The Age of Birds
4. The End of the Chalk Period

061. The Mammalian Era on Urantia

1. The New Continental Land Stage
The Age of Early Mammals
2. The Recent Flood Stage
The Age of Advanced Mammals
3. The Modern Mountain Stage
Age of the Elephant and the Horse
4. The Recent Continental-Elevation Stage
The Last Great Mammalian Migration
5. The Early Ice Age
6. Primitive Man in the Ice Age
7. The Continuing Ice Age

062. The Dawn Races of Early Man

1. The Early Lemur Types
2. The Dawn Mammals
3. The Mid-Mammals
Origin of the Simian tribes
4. The Primates
5. The First Human Beings
6. Evolution of the Human Mind
7. Recognition as an Inhabited World

063. The First Human Family

1. Andon and Fonta
2. The Flight of the Twins
3. Andon’s Family
4. The Andonic Clans
5. Dispersion of the Andonites
6. Onagar — The First Truth Teacher
7. The Survival of Andon and Fonta

064. The Evolutionary Races of Color

1. The Andonic Aborigines
2. The Foxhall Peoples
3. The Badonan Tribes
4. The Neanderthal Races
5. Origin of the Colored Races
6. The Six Sangik Races of Urantia
(1) The red man
(2) The orange man
(3) The yellow man
(4) The green man
(5) The blue man
(6) The indigo race
Purpose of the six races
7. Dispersion of the Colored Races

065. The Overcontrol of Evolution

1. Life Carrier Functions
(1) The physical level of electrochemistry
(2) The usual mid-phase of quasi-morontial existence
(3) The advanced semispiritual level
2. The Evolutionary Panorama
3. The Fostering of Evolution
4. The Urantia Adventure
5. Life-Evolution Vicissitudes
6. Evolutionary Techniques of Life
7. Evolutionary Mind Levels
Mechanical-nonteachable mind
Nonmechanical experiencing mind
8. Evolution in Time and Space

066. The Planetary Prince of Urantia

1. Prince Caligastia
2. The Prince’s Staff
3. Dalamatia — The City of the Prince
4. Early Days of the One Hundred
5. Organization of the One Hundred
(1) The council on food and material welfare
(2) The board of animal domestication and utilization
(3) The advisers regarding the conquest of predatory animals
(4) The faculty on dissemination and conservation of knowledge
(5) The commission on industry and trade
(6) The college of revealed religion
(7) The guardians of health and life
(8) The planetary council on art and science
(9) The governors of advanced tribal relations
(10) The supreme court of tribal co-ordination and racial co-operation
6. The Prince’s Reign
7. Life in Dalamatia
8. Misfortunes of Caligastia

067. The Planetary Rebellion

1. The Caligastia Betrayal
2. The Outbreak of Rebellion
3. The Seven Crucial Years
4. The Caligastia One Hundred after Rebellion
5. Immediate Results of Rebellion
6. Van — The Steadfast
7. Remote Repercussions of Sin
8. The Human Hero of the Rebellion

068. The Dawn of Civilization

1. Protective Socialization
2. Factors in Social Progression
3. Socializing Influence of Ghost Fear
4. Evolution of the Mores
5. Land Techniques — Maintenance Arts
(1) The collection stage
(2) The hunting stage
(3) The pastoral stage
(4) The agricultural stage
6. Evolution of Culture
The land-man ratio

069. Primitive Human Institutions

1. Basic Human Institutions
(1) Institutions of self-maintenance
(2) Institutions of self-perpetuation
(3) Institutions of self-gratification
2. The Dawn of Industry
3. The Specialization of Labor
4. The Beginnings of Trade
5. The Beginnings of Capital
6. Fire in Relation to Civilization
7. The Utilization of Animals
8. Slavery as a Factor in Civilization
9. Private Property

070. The Evolution of Human Government

1. The Genesis of War
2. The Social Value of War
Modern industrialism versus militarism
3. Early Human Associations
4. Clans and Tribes
5. The Beginnings of Government
6. Monarchial Government
7. Primitive Clubs and Secret Societies
8. Social Classes
9. Human Rights
10. Evolution of Justice
11. Laws and Courts
12. Allocation of Civil Authority

071. Development of the State

1. The Embryonic State
2. The Evolution of Representative Government
3. The Ideals of Statehood
4. Progressive Civilization
5. The Evolution of Competition
6. The Profit Motive
7. Education
8. The Character of Statehood

072. Government on a Neighboring Planet

1. The Continental Nation
2. Political Organization
3. The Home Life
4. The Educational System
5. Industrial Organization
6. Old-Age Insurance
7. Taxation
8. The Special Colleges
9. The Plan of Universal Suffrage
10. Dealing with Crime
11. Military Preparedness
12. The Other Nations

073. The Garden of Eden

Tabamantia’s inspection
1. The Nodites and the Amadonites
2. Planning for the Garden
3. The Garden Site
4. Establishing the Garden
5. The Garden Home
6. The Tree of Life
7. The Fate of Eden

074. Adam and Eve

1. Adam and Eve on Jerusem
2. Arrival of Adam and Eve
3. Adam and Eve Learn about the Planet
4. The First Upheaval
5. Adam’s Administration
6. Home Life of Adam and Eve
7. Life in the Garden
8. The Legend of Creation

075. The Default of Adam and Eve

1. The Urantia Problem
2. Caligastia’s Plot
3. The Temptation of Eve
4. The Realization of Default
5. Repercussions of Default
6. Adam and Eve Leave the Garden
7. Degradation of Adam and Eve
8. The So-Called Fall of Man

076. The Second Garden

1. The Edenites Enter Mesopotamia
2. Cain and Abel
3. Life in Mesopotamia
The Sethite priesthood
4. The Violet Race
5. Death of Adam and Eve
Michael’s message
6. Survival of Adam and Eve

077. The Midway Creatures

1. The Primary Midwayers
2. The Nodite Race
3. The Tower of Babel
4. Nodite Centers of Civilization
5. Adamson and Ratta
6. The Secondary Midwayers
7. The Rebel Midwayers
8. The United Midwayers
9. The Permanent Citizens of Urantia

078. The Violet Race after the Days of Adam

1. Racial and Cultural Distribution
2. The Adamites in the Second Garden
3. Early Expansions of the Adamites
4. The Andites
5. The Andite Migrations
6. The Last Andite Dispersions
7. The Floods in Mesopotamia
Story of Noah
8. The Sumerians — Last of the Andites

079. Andite Expansion in the Orient

1. The Andites of Turkestan
2. The Andite Conquest of India
3. Dravidian India
4. The Aryan Invasion of India
5. Red Man and Yellow Man
6. Dawn of Chinese Civilization
7. The Andites Enter China
8. Later Chinese Civilization

080. Andite Expansion in the Occident

1. The Adamites Enter Europe
2. Climatic and Geologic Changes
Flooding of the Mediterranean
3. The Cro-Magnoid Blue Man
4. The Andite Invasions of Europe
5. The Andite Conquest of Northern Europe
6. The Andites along the Nile
7. Andites of the Mediterranean Isles
8. The Danubian Andonites
9. The Three White Races

081. Development of Modern Civilization

1. The Cradle of Civilization
2. The Tools of Civilization
(1) The taming of fire
(2) The domestication of animals
(3) The enslavement of captives
(4) Private property
3. Cities, Manufacture, and Commerce
4. The Mixed Races
(1) The Caucasoid races
(2) The Mongoloid races
(3) The Negroid races
5. Cultural Society
Might and right
6. The Maintenance of Civilization
(1) Natural circumstances
(2) Capital goods
(3) Scientific knowledge
(4) Human resources
(5) Effectiveness of material resources
(6) Effectiveness of language
(7) Effectiveness of mechanical devices
(8) Character of torchbearers
(9) The racial ideals
(10) Co-ordination of specialists
(11) Place-finding devices
(12) The willingness to co-operate
(13) Effective and wise leadership
(14) Social changes
(15) The prevention of transitional breakdown

082. The Evolution of Marriage

1. The Mating Instinct
2. The Restrictive Taboos
3. Early Marriage Mores
4. Marriage under the Property Mores
5. Endogamy and Exogamy
6. Racial Mixtures

083. The Marriage Institution

1. Marriage as a Societal Institution
2. Courtship and Betrothal
3. Purchase and Dowry
4. The Wedding Ceremony
5. Plural Marriages
6. True Monogamy — Pair Marriage
7. The Dissolution of Wedlock
8. The Idealization of Marriage

084. Marriage and Family Life

1. Primitive Pair Associations
2. The Early Mother-Family
3. The Family under Father Dominance
4. Woman’s Status in Early Society
5. Woman under the Developing Mores
6. The Partnership of Man and Woman
7. The Ideals of Family Life
8. Dangers of Self-Gratification

085. The Origins of Worship

1. Worship of Stones and Hills
2. Worship of Plants and Trees
3. The Worship of Animals
4. Worship of the Elements
5. Worship of the Heavenly Bodies
6. Worship of Man
7. The Adjutants of Worship and Wisdom

086. Early Evolution of Religion

1. Chance: Good Luck and Bad Luck
2. The Personification of Chance
3. Death — The Inexplicable
4. The Death-Survival Concept
5. The Ghost-Soul Concept
6. The Ghost-Spirit Environment
7. The Function of Primitive Religion

087. The Ghost Cults

1. Ghost Fear
2. Ghost Placation
3. Ancestor Worship
4. Good and Bad Spirit Ghosts
5. The Advancing Ghost Cult
6. Coercion and Exorcism
7. Nature of Cultism

088. Fetishes, Charms, and Magic

1. Belief in Fetishes
2. Evolution of the Fetish
Images and idols
“Sacred Books”
3. Totemism
4. Magic
5. Magical Charms
6. The Practice of Magic

089. Sin, Sacrifice, and Atonement

1. The Taboo
2. The Concept of Sin
3. Renunciation and Humiliation
The continence cult
4. Origins of Sacrifice
5. Sacrifices and Cannibalism
6. Evolution of Human Sacrifice
7. Modifications of Human Sacrifice
Temple harlotry
8. Redemption and Covenants
9. Sacrifices and Sacraments
10. Forgiveness of Sin

090. Shamanism — Medicine Men and Priests

1. The First Shamans — The Medicine Men
2. Shamanistic Practices
3. The Shamanic Theory of Disease and Death
4. Medicine under the Shamans
5. Priests and Rituals

091. The Evolution of Prayer

1. Primitive Prayer
2. Evolving Prayer
Prayer versus magic
3. Prayer and the Alter Ego
4. Ethical Praying
5. Social Repercussions of Prayer
6. The Province of Prayer
7. Mysticism, Ecstasy, and Inspiration
8. Praying as a Personal Experience
9. Conditions of Effective Prayer

092. The Later Evolution of Religion

1. The Evolutionary Nature of Religion
2. Religion and the Mores
3. The Nature of Evolutionary Religion
4. The Gift of Revelation
(1) The Dalamatian teachings
(2) The Edenic teachings
(3) The Melchizedek of Salem
(4) Jesus of Nazareth
(5) The Urantia Papers
5. The Great Religious Leaders
6. The Composite Religions
Eleven living religions
7. The Further Evolution of Religion

093. Machiventa Melchizedek

1. The Machiventa Incarnation
2. The Sage of Salem
3. Melchizedek’s Teachings
4. The Salem Religion
The creed
The seven commandments
5. The Selection of Abraham
6. Melchizedek’s Covenant with Abraham
7. The Melchizedek Missionaries
8. Departure of Melchizedek
9. After Melchizedek’s Departure
10. Present Status of Machiventa Melchizedek

094. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Orient

1. The Salem Teachings in Vedic India
The Rig-Veda
2. Brahmanism
Doctrine of reincarnation
3. Brahmanic Philosophy
4. The Hindu Religion
5. The Struggle for Truth in China
6. Lao-Tse and Confucius
7. Gautama Siddhartha
8. The Buddhist Faith
The gospel of Gautama
The moral commandments
9. The Spread of Buddhism
10. Religion in Tibet
11. Buddhist Philosophy
12. The God Concept of Buddhism

095. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Levant

1. The Salem Religion in Mesopotamia
2. Early Egyptian Religion
3. Evolution of Moral Concepts
4. The Teachings of Amenemope *
5. The Remarkable Ikhnaton
6. The Salem Doctrines in Iran
7. The Salem Teachings in Arabia

096. Yahweh — God of the Hebrews

1. Deity Concepts among the Semites
2. The Semitic Peoples
3. The Matchless Moses
4. The Proclamation of Yahweh
5. The Teachings of Moses
Materialistic Providence
6. The God Concept after Moses’ Death
7. Psalms and the Book of Job

097. Evolution of the God Concept among the Hebrews

1. Samuel — First of the Hebrew Prophets
2. Elijah and Elisha
3. Yahweh and Baal
4. Amos and Hosea
5. The First Isaiah
Micah and Obadiah
6. Jeremiah the Fearless
7. The Second Isaiah
8. Sacred and Profane History
9. Hebrew History
Ephraim and Judah *
Saul and David
Solomon and taxation
Israel and Judah
Destruction of the Kingdom of Israel
End of the Kingdom of Judah
The Babylonian captivity
10. The Hebrew Religion

098. The Melchizedek Teachings in the Occident

1. The Salem Religion among the Greeks
2. Greek Philosophic Thought
3. The Melchizedek Teachings in Rome
4. The Mystery Cults
The Phrygian cult of Cybele and Attis
The Egyptian cult of Osiris and Isis
The Iranian cult of Mithras
5. The Cult of Mithras
6. Mithraism and Christianity
7. The Christian Religion

099. The Social Problems of Religion

1. Religion and Social Reconstruction
2. Weakness of Institutional Religion
3. Religion and the Religionist
4. Transition Difficulties
5. Social Aspects of Religion
6. Institutional Religion
7. Religion’s Contribution

100. Religion in Human Experience

1. Religious Growth
2. Spiritual Growth
3. Concepts of Supreme Value
4. Problems of Growth
5. Conversion and Mysticism
6. Marks of Religious Living
7. The Acme of Religious Living

101. The Real Nature of Religion

1. True Religion
2. The Fact of Religion
3. The Characteristics of Religion
Twelve illustrations of spiritual faith
4. The Limitations of Revelation
5. Religion Expanded by Revelation
6. Progressive Religious Experience
Seven aspects of salvation
7. A Personal Philosophy of Religion
8. Faith and Belief
9. Religion and Morality
10. Religion as Man’s Liberator

102. The Foundations of Religious Faith

1. Assurances of Faith
2. Religion and Reality
3. Knowledge, Wisdom, and Insight
4. The Fact of Experience
5. The Supremacy of Purposive Potential
6. The Certainty of Religious Faith
7. The Certitude of the Divine
8. The Evidences of Religion

103. The Reality of Religious Experience

1. Philosophy of Religion
2. Religion and the Individual
3. Religion and the Human Race
4. Spiritual Communion
5. The Origin of Ideals
6. Philosophic Co-ordination
7. Science and Religion
8. Philosophy and Religion
9. The Essence of Religion

104. Growth of the Trinity Concept

1. Urantian Trinity Concepts
2. Trinity Unity and Deity Plurality
3. Trinities and Triunities
4. The Seven Triunities
5. Triodities

105. Deity and Reality

1. The Philosophic Concept of the I AM
2. The I AM as Triune and as Sevenfold
3. The Seven Absolutes of Infinity
4. Unity, Duality, and Triunity
5. Promulgation of Finite Reality
6. Repercussions of Finite Reality
7. Eventuation of Transcendentals

106. Universe Levels of Reality

1. Primary Association of Finite Functionals
God the Sevenfold
2. Secondary Supreme Finite Integration
The Supreme Being
3. Transcendental Tertiary Reality Association
The Trinity Ultimate
4. Ultimate Quartan Integration
Ultimate Deity
5. Coabsolute or Fifth-Phase Association
The Trinity Absolute
6. Absolute or Sixth-Phase Integration
The cosmos infinite
7. Finality of Destiny
8. The Trinity of Trinities
(1) The level of three Trinities
(2) The level of experiential Deity
(3) The level of the I AM
9. Existential Infinite Unification

107. Origin and Nature of Thought Adjusters

1. Origin of Thought Adjusters
2. Classification of Adjusters
3. The Divinington Home of Adjusters
4. Nature and Presence of Adjusters
5. Adjuster Mindedness
6. Adjusters as Pure Spirits
7. Adjusters and Personality

108. Mission and Ministry of Thought Adjusters

1. Selection and Assignment
2. Prerequisites of Adjuster Indwelling
On Urantia
On other worlds
3. Organization and Administration
Tabamantia’s tribute
4. Relation to Other Spiritual Influences
5. The Adjuster’s Mission
6. God in Man

109. Relation of Adjusters to Universe Creatures

1. Development of Adjusters
2. Self-Acting Adjusters
3. Relation of Adjusters to Mortal Types
4. Adjusters and Human Personality
5. Material Handicaps to Adjuster Indwelling
6. The Persistence of True Values
The Adjuster that indwelt Jesus
7. Destiny of Personalized Adjusters
Omnipersonal beings

110. Relation of Adjusters to Individual Mortals

1. Indwelling the Mortal Mind
2. Adjusters and Human Will
3. Co-operation with the Adjuster
4. The Adjuster’s Work in the Mind
5. Erroneous Concepts of Adjuster Guidance
6. The Seven Psychic Circles
7. The Attainment of Immortality
The Adjuster’s plea to the soul

111. The Adjuster and the Soul

1. The Mind Arena of Choice
2. Nature of the Soul
3. The Evolving Soul
4. The Inner Life
5. The Consecration of Choice
6. The Human Paradox
7. The Adjuster’s Problem
A guardian of destiny’s statement

112. Personality Survival

Fourteen aspects of personality
1. Personality and Reality
2. The Self
3. The Phenomenon of Death
4. Adjusters after Death
5. Survival of the Human Self
6. The Morontia Self
7. Adjuster Fusion

113. Seraphic Guardians of Destiny

1. The Guardian Angels
2. The Destiny Guardians
3. Relation to Other Spirit Influences
4. Seraphic Domains of Action
5. Seraphic Ministry to Mortals
6. Guardian Angels after Death
7. Seraphim and the Ascendant Career

114. Seraphic Planetary Government

1. The Sovereignty of Urantia
2. The Board of Planetary Supervisors
3. The Resident Governor General
4. The Most High Observer
Most High regencies
5. The Planetary Government
6. The Master Seraphim of Planetary Supervision
(1) The epochal angels
(2) The progress angels
(3) The religious guardians
(4) The angels of national life
(5) The angels of the races
(6) The angels of the future
(7) The angels of enlightenment
(8) The angels of health
(9) The home seraphim
(10) The angels of industry
(11) The angels of diversion
(12) The angels of superhuman ministry
7. The Reserve Corps of Destiny

115. The Supreme Being

1. Relativity of Concept Frames
2. The Absolute Basis for Supremacy
3. Original, Actual, and Potential
4. Sources of Supreme Reality
5. Relation of the Supreme to the Paradise Trinity
6. Relation of the Supreme to the Triodities
7. The Nature of the Supreme

116. The Almighty Supreme

1. The Supreme Mind
The cosmic mind
2. The Almighty and God the Sevenfold
3. The Almighty and Paradise Deity
4. The Almighty and the Supreme Creators
5. The Almighty and the Sevenfold Controllers
The problem of equilibrium
6. Spirit Dominance
7. The Living Organism of the Grand Universe

117. God the Supreme

1. Nature of the Supreme Being
2. The Source of Evolutionary Growth
Creature-trinitized sons and growth
3. Significance of the Supreme to Universe Creatures
4. The Finite God
Cosmic morality — supreme duty
5. The Oversoul of Creation
Finaliter transcendation
Repercussions of human growth
6. The Quest for the Supreme
7. The Future of the Supreme

118. Supreme and Ultimate — Time and Space

1. Time and Eternity
Experiential (subjective) time units
2. Omnipresence and Ubiquity
3. Time-Space Relationships
Truth and fact
Space and pattern
4. Primary and Secondary Causation
5. Omnipotence and Compossibility
6. Omnipotence and Omnificence
7. Omniscience and Predestination
8. Control and Overcontrol
The time governor of progress
9. Universe Mechanisms
10. Functions of Providence

119. The Bestowals of Christ Michael

1. The First Bestowal
2. The Second Bestowal
3. The Third Bestowal
4. The Fourth Bestowal
5. The Fifth Bestowal
6. The Sixth Bestowal
7. The Seventh and Final Bestowal
8. Michael’s Postbestowal Status


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