Edgar Cayce and the Urantia Book

Author: John M. Bunker,Karen L. Pressler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780966977417

Category: Reference

Page: 260

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Updated with new information! A thorough examination of the evidence of a link between the sleeping prophet, Edgar Cayce, and The Urantia Book. For fifty years the channel for the Urantia Papers has remained a complete mystery. Speculation has suggested Wilfred Kellogg as a likely candidate, but evidence has never supported this theory. See the research and decide for yourself.

Edgar Cayce and the Cosmos

Author: James Mullaney

Publisher: ARE Press

ISBN: 0876045662

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 136

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A timely and long-overdue work that in one convenient volume collects and analyzes the Edgar Cayce readings related to the cosmos, both in the light of modern astronomical and cosmological knowledge and the most recent discoveries in these fascinating fields. Complete with some of the latest and most spectacular images in full color from the Hubble Space Telescope superb "Heritage" collection, this intriguing book will show that Edgar Cayce, the "sleeping prophet," was tapping into the vast akashic records of the universe and the incredible cosmic consciousness that lies behind creation at its grandest.

Dr. Sadler and the Urantia Book

Author: Sioux Oliva,Sioux Oliva Ph D

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692306109

Category:

Page: 216

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Dr. William S. Sadler professed that a group of celestial beings began to communicate to him through a sleeping man in Chicago from 1911 until 1923. He and his wife, Lena Sadler, both well-known and highly respected local physicians, claimed there were "probably 250 night sessions," during which these celestials spoke through their patient. The identity of the patient was never revealed. From 1924-1934, the Sadlers held a Forum in their home to study the voluminous notes and to compose questions for the celestial beings about human origins and destiny. The result was The Urantia Book, which claims to be the fifth epochal revelation to humankind. Published in 1955, it has sold over 750,000 copies by word of mouth. Although translated into 17 languages, relatively few people know about it or the amazing story of its creation. The History Of The Urantia Book explores the professional lives and spiritual pursuits of the Sadlers and the extraordinary role that Dr. Sadler played in bringing this 2,097-page tome to the world. It compares the "origin story" with the scholarly discovery of relevant facts and circumstances that led to its publication. It also sheds new light on the fiercely protected identity of the "patient" and likely scribe for these revelations.

Heroes in Dungarees

The Story of the American Merchant Marine in World War II

Author: John Bunker

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 1612512054

Category: History

Page: 392

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A World War II merchant seaman, John Bunker takes a thorough look at the American merchant marines' significant contributions to the war effort. There are plenty of fascinating facts about their extensive supply operations, but the focus of the book is on the men and their often-heroic actions. Bunker draws from his own experiences to describe the action at sea and also includes the personal stories of many other civilian participants. It is a engaging portrayal of the courage, bravery, and ingenuity demonstrated by these merchant seamen. All theaters of operation using U.S. merchant ships are covered, and in addition, Bunker provides information on events before the country entered the war when efforts were being made to build more ships and to recruit the men necessary to crew the huge fleet.

The Holy and the Hereafter or is it Hooey?

Author: J L Miller

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491707550

Category: Religion

Page: 252

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The original purpose of this book was to explore various religious ideas and beliefs relating to the hereafter. The title was to be "The Hereafter-Maybe!" On completion of the first few chapters, the author concluded that every major religion's philosophy-theology had included much 'nonsense', at least if viewed solely from common sense. Thus, this text took on an increased scope. It has a wealth of imagination on holy belief and the possibilities of an afterlife. Most nonfiction writers on the subject of religion generally endorse a preconditioned, accepted view as truth and even the only truth. This book's author believes all truth is partial and that any human belief about God from any religion is, at best, partial. Both the expert and the layman will find food for thought regarding the reality of their own religious philosophy.

The Edgar Cayce Handbook for Creating Your Future

The World's Leading Cayce Authorities Give You the Practical Tools for Making Profound Changes in Your Life

Author: Mark Thurston, Ph.D.,Christopher Fazel

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307754863

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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This remarkable handbook presents Cayce's twenty-four spiritual keys, which unlock the doors of self-understanding. They operate like formulas that teach us about the mysteries of living and are evident to anyone who is willing and able to look closely at life. As you will see, these principles can be applied to every situation, and you can begin to use them instantly in your everyday life: Everything Happens for a Reason: You Have a Purpose in Life; Love Means Honoring the Other Person's Free Will; Every Crisis Is an Opportunity for a Breatkthrough, and many more. Filled with inspiring counsel, this is a truly accessible guide to the universal principles that govern the grand game of life. It can enable you to become a more creative, productive, and joyful person--a true co-creator with your higher power. From the Paperback edition.

The Skeptic's Dictionary

A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions

Author: Robert Carroll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118045633

Category: Science

Page: 456

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A wealth of evidence for doubters and disbelievers "Whether it's the latest shark cartilage scam, or some new 'repressed memory' idiocy that besets you, I suggest you carry a copy of this dictionary at all times, or at least have it within reach as first aid for psychic attacks. We need all the help we can get." -James Randi, President, James Randi Educational Foundation, randi.org "From alternative medicine, aliens, and psychics to the farthest shores of science and beyond, Robert Carroll presents a fascinating look at some of humanity's most strange and wonderful ideas. Refreshing and witty, both believers and unbelievers will find this compendium complete and captivating. Buy this book and feed your head!" -Clifford Pickover, author of The Stars of Heaven and Dreaming the Future "A refreshing compendium of clear thinking, a welcome and potent antidote to the reams of books on the supernatural and pseudoscientific." -John Allen Paulos, author of Innumeracy and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper "This book covers an amazing range of topics and can protect many people from being scammed." -Stephen Barrett, M.D., quackwatch.org Featuring close to 400 definitions, arguments, and essays on topics ranging from acupuncture to zombies, The Skeptic's Dictionary is a lively, commonsense trove of detailed information on all things supernatural, occult, paranormal, and pseudoscientific. It covers such categories as alternative medicine; cryptozoology; extraterrestrials and UFOs; frauds and hoaxes; junk science; logic and perception; New Age energy; and the psychic. For the open-minded seeker, the soft or hardened skeptic, and the believing doubter, this book offers a remarkable range of information that puts to the test the best arguments of true believers.

The mind at mischief

tricks and deceptions of the subconscious and how to cope with them

Author: William Samuel Sadler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychoanalysis

Page: 400

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Edgar Cayce

an American prophet

Author: Sidney Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Riverhead Books (Hardcover)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 564

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A gripping, fascinating narrative of the life of America's greatest spiritualist delves into the life of a man who influenced presidents and Hollywood starlets but nevertheless lived in poverty for most of his days. 25,000 first printing.

The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal

Author: Gordon Stein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 859

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Articles deal with parapsychology, the Bermuda Triangle, near-death experiences, ghost, haunted houses, and more

Urantia

The Great Cult Mystery

Author: Martin Gardner

Publisher: Prometheus Books

ISBN: 1615922458

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 445

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Published in 1955 under the direction of psychiatrist William Sadler, The Urantia Book is the largest and most sophisticated work of New Age literature ever produced. This massive tome of over 2,000 pages is believed by devotees to be a revelation to our world, which is allegedly called Urantia in the language of the unseen higher beings credited with inspiring the book. Unlike other channeled bibles, The Urantia Book contains a vast amount of modern science as well as an extensive biography of Jesus Christ, filled with details not found in the Gospels.Well-known skeptic and acclaimed popular science writer Martin Gardner presents a complete history of the Urantia movement, from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present day. In addition to providing an outline of the Urantia cult's worldview, Gardner presents strong evidence to establish the identity of the man whose trancelike orations formed the basis of the book. Gardner also analyzes the flaws in Urantian science and points out many instances of plagiarism in various sections of the book.In a new postscript to this paperback edition, Gardner details recent developments in the Urantia movement, corrects some errors in the original edition, and responds to critical reactions from Urantia believers to his skeptical perspective on the book and the movement.Although there are other histories of The Urantia Book, this is the only one written by a skeptic. Anyone interested in the New Age, cults, or the development of new religions will find much fascinating material in Gardner's thorough overview.Martin Gardner, the creator of Scientific American's Mathematical Games column, which he wrote for more than twenty-five years, is the author of almost one hundred books, including The Annotated Ancient Mariner, Martin Gardner's Favorite Poetic Parodies, From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr., and Science: Good, Bad and Bogus. For many years he was also a contributing editor to the Skeptical Inquirer.

A Search for God Anniversary Edition

Author: Edgar Cayce

Publisher: A.R.E. Press

ISBN: 0876042906

Category: Religion

Page: 257

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In 1931, Edgar Cayce agreed to help a group of people grow spiritually and become more psychic, with one condition: They would have to "live' the precepts. It took the group eleven years to apply and compile the twenty-four lessons that became A Search for God, Books I and II. This material has helped individuals and groups around the world to discover a closer attunement to God.

The Urantia Book

Author: Donovan Neal

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1543471722

Category: Religion

Page: 52

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My name is Donovan Joshua Neal and im the reincarnation of Jesus, who was born in Bethlehem. I was Jesus, and I have that soul. My middle name, Joshua means Jesus by translation, and both My biological grandmother and mother have the middle name Mary. I have conversations with God The Father, Christ, and certain angels. Urantia is what God and angels call Earth. Many miracles have happened in My life. I have commanded the weather numerous times. Faith Healing has occurred. I have seen God and angels. This book talks about Me and the miracles that have happened in My life, Adam and Eve, God The Father, Christ, angels, and other information.

Your Evolving Soul

The Cosmic Spirituality of the Urantia Revelation

Author: Byron Belitsos

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1579830374

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 352

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Sparks of genuine revelation are contained in many religions and esoteric systems. Your Evolving Soul declares that we’ve been graced with a new revelation for our time: the little-known Urantia Book, which has quietly sold over one million copies in a dozen languages. According to the author of this comparative analysis, the disclosures about self, soul, and spirit in the Urantia Revelation stand alone in their coherence and richness of detail. Your Evolving Soul is the first book to fully explain this advanced teaching for the ordinary reader, offering clarity and inspiration for those on any path. Belitsos compares the Urantia Book’s futuristic teachings about the threefold design of the human self-system to the models of selfhood proposed by many previous thinkers, ranging from from Plato and Saint Augustine to Carl Jung and Ken Wilber. He provides essential context for this discussion by illumining the relationship of the Urantia text to scientific psychology and to the world’s religions, with special emphasis on Christianity and Buddhism. Your Evolving Soul also provides an introduction to the cosmology, theology, and philosophy of the Urantia teaching, and reveals its many affinities with contemporary integral theory and modern theology. Through his lucid interpretation of the Urantia Revelation, the author offers a model of the human self and soul to be tested, examined, and compared—not a finished truth to be accepted as doctrine. Readers of this book will discover a plausible hypothesis of how our evolving soul becomes an immortal vehicle of our true identity. They also learn how our soul-making decisions can lead to the development of a creative, loving, unified, and perfected personality, now and into the afterlife.

Journey of Souls

Case Studies of Life Between Lives

Author: Michael Newton

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738717509

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earth—proof that our consciousness survives—in Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph.D. Using a special hypnosis technique to reach the hidden memories of subjects, Dr. Newton discovered some amazing insights into what happens to us between lives. Journey of Soulsis the record of 29 people who recalled their experiences between physical deaths. Through their extraordinary stories, you will learn specifics about: How it feels to die What you see and feel right after death The truth about "spiritual guides" What happens to "disturbed" souls Why you are assigned to certain soul groups in the spirit world and what you do there How you choose another body to return to Earth The different levels of souls: beginning, intermediate, and advanced When and where you first learn to recognize soulmates on Earth The purpose of life Journey of Souls is a graphic record or "travel log" by these people of what happens between lives on Earth. They give specific details as they movingly describe their astounding experiences. After reading Journey of Souls, you will gain a better understanding of the immortality of the human soul. You will meet day-to-day challenges with a greater sense of purpose. You will begin to understand the reasons behind events in your own life. Journey of Souls is a life-changing book. Already, over 165,000 people have taken Journey of Souls to heart, giving them hope in trying times. You should read a copy, too.

The Story of Everything

As Told in the Urantia Book

Author: Michelle Klimesh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998255613

Category: Urantia Book

Page: 285

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THE STORY OF EVERYTHING is the perfect introduction to THE URANTIA BOOK, a monumental revelation that was first published in 1955. The original text, over two thousand pages long, includes 196 papers that describe the nature of God, the structure of the universe, the hierarchy of angels, life after death, life on other worlds, man's origin and destiny, evolution, the history of our planet, and the life and teachings of Jesus. For those who seek a summary of these teachings, Michelle Klimesh has distilled them into a compact volume that retains the vast scope of the original while omitting much of the detail.

Larson's Book of World Religions and Alternative Spirituality

Author: Bob Larson

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9780842364171

Category: Religion

Page: 592

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In this indispensable reference tool for parents, students, and pastors alike, Larson analyzes dozens of world religions and spiritual movements from Islam to UFOs, New Age movements to witchcraft. This volume helps address tough questions from a biblical perspective.

God's Lunatics

Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns, and Other Victims of Man's Eternal Search for the Divine

Author: Michael Largo

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061981257

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

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God’s Lunatics is an eyebrow-raising encyclopedia of the strange and shocking side of history’s religions, cults, and spiritual movements, by Michael Largo, the bestselling author of the Bram Stoker Award-winning Final Exits. A fascinating compendium of “Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns, and Other Victims of Man’s Eternal Search for the Divine,” God’s Lunatics contains a wealth of valuable extreme spiritual information—including the number of exorcisms performed each year and the proper method for identifying the Antichrist.

The Spiritual Gift of Madness

The Failure of Psychiatry and the Rise of the Mad Pride Movement

Author: Seth Farber

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594777039

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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A bold call for the “insane” to reclaim their rightful role as prophets of spiritual and cultural transformation • Explains how many of those diagnosed as schizophrenic, bipolar, and other forms of “madness” are not ill but experiencing a spiritual awakening • Explores the rise of Mad Pride and the mental patients’ liberation movement • Reveals how those seen as “mad” must embrace their spiritual gifts to help the coming global spiritual transition Many of the great prophets of the past experienced madness--a breakdown followed by a breakthrough, spiritual death followed by rebirth. With the advent of modern psychiatry, the budding prophets of today are captured and transformed into chronic mental patients before they can flower into the visionaries and mystics they were intended to become. As we approach the tipping point between extinction and global spiritual awakening, there is a deep need for these prophets to embrace their spiritual gifts. To make this happen, we must learn to respect the sanctity of madness. We need to cultivate Mad Pride. Exploring the rise of Mad Pride and the mental patients’ liberation movement as well as building upon psychiatrist R. D. Laing’s revolutionary theories, Seth Farber, Ph.D., explains that diagnosing people as mad has more to do with social control than therapy. Many of those labeled as schizophrenic, bipolar, and other kinds of “mad” are not ill but simply experiencing different forms of spiritual awakening: they are seeing and feeling what is wrong with society and what needs to be done to change it. Farber shares his interviews with former schizophrenics who now lead successful and inspiring lives. He shows that it is impossible for society to change as long as the mad are suppressed because they are our catalysts of social change. By reclaiming their rightful role as prophets of spiritual and cultural revitalization, the mad--by seeding new visions for our future--can help humanity overcome the spiritual crisis that endangers our survival and lead us to a higher and long-awaited stage of spiritual development.