Religion and Morality

Audio File   No professed revelation of religion could be regarded as authentic if it failed to recognize the duty demands of ethical obligation which had been created and fostered by preceding evolutionary religion while it simultaneously and unfailingly expands the moral obligations of all prior revelations. When you presume to sit in critical judgment … Continue reading Religion and Morality

Relationships – Religion

Paper 100 - Religion in Human Experience 100:3:4 (1097.1) Values are experiential when realities are meaningful and mentally associated, when such relationships are recognized and appreciated by mind. Paper 100 - Religion in Human Experience 100:3:5 (1097.2) Values are not conceptual illusions; they are real, but always they depend on the fact of relationships. Paper … Continue reading Relationships – Religion

Living Forces

Audio File   Life is both mechanistic and vitalistic -- material and spiritual.  Ever will Urantia physicists and chemists progress in their understanding of the protoplasmic forms of vegetable and animal life, but never will they be able to produce living organisms.  Life is something different from all energy manifestations; even the material life of … Continue reading Living Forces

Science and Religion

Audio File   Science discovers the material world, religion evaluates it, and philosophy endeavors to interpret its meanings while coordinating the scientific material viewpoint with the religious spiritual concept. But history is a realm in which science and religion may never fully agree. Logic is the technique of philosophy, its method of expression. Within the … Continue reading Science and Religion

The Eternal and Divine Purpose

Audio File   There is a great and glorious purpose in the march of the universes through space. All of your mortal struggling is not in vain. We are all part of an immense plan, a gigantic enterprise, and it is the vastness of the undertaking that renders it impossible to see very much of … Continue reading The Eternal and Divine Purpose

The Fact of Experience

Audio File   It is no more of a mystery for you to know the mind of God than for you to be sure of the consciousness of knowing any other mind, human or superhuman.  Religion and social consciousness have this in common:  They are predicated on the consciousness of other-mindness.  The technique whereby you … Continue reading The Fact of Experience