Encyclopedia Urantia

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유란시아백과, ユランシア 書 百科, 真理書百科 (Korean, Japanese, Chinese). Sample translations in Chinese (Paper 174, Paper 175, Paper 179) To read these, first install the Chinese language pack.

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Part I. The Central and Superuniverses

Part II. The Local Universe

Part III. The History of Urantia

Part IV. The Life and Teachings of Jesus

Gospel of Matthew Gospel of Mark Gospel of Luke
Gospel of John Paul's Epistles Paintings
    Jean-François Millet

In-depth articles

Frequently Asked Questions




Almost everything you wanted to know about the Tree of Life

Jesus the Boatbuilder and the Ancient Boat (Saskia Raevouri)

Rosettes and the Tree of life in Egypt

How to tell apart the Sleeping Subject from other would-be imitators

Intraelectronic positions of ultimatons (original post)

Regarding the date of birth of Jesus of Nazareth, etc. Bob Hurt

Revisiting Paradise - A New Perspective on Well-Known Hints, Part I, Alex Wall

Revisiting Paradise - A New Perspective on Well-Known Hints, Part II, Alex Wall

Mapping Havona, Alex Wall

Reality Scaffolding and Architecture of the Ultimaton, Alex Wall

The Sun's Surface Temperature, Mark Underwood

Sound of Silence and Thought Adjuster

What is the probability of survival?

When was the Foreword written?

Why Paul never visited Alexandria

Havona worlds in seven circuits

How many worlds to visit before reaching Havona

Where did the Sanhedrin meet?

Where is the palace of the high priest Annas?

Greeks or Creeks? (p.947)

Meaning of nebula (as in 'a barred nebula')

Who Wrote the Revelation?

Jesus' ascension, 40 days or 50 days?

Did Jesus eat or drink after resurrection?

Jesus' interaction with mortals after resurrection

Evil Eye

Where the first octave begins

Caesar's denarii

Is the Milky Way Orvonton?, Dan Massey

How large is Orvonton, really? (and other questions), Norm Du Val

Truth, Beauty and Goodness--84 Uses in the UB, Rick Warren

Origin of Urantia

Graphic timeline of evolution

China timeline through pottery

Chinese coins


Roman Empire

Roman Emperors




Chinese Culture Japan/Macao Related Sites

Paper 174 in Chinese
Choose Chinese character encoding. For instance in Firefox, choose View, Character Encoding, Autodetect and Chinese. In Chrome, choose conrol Current page on the right, encoding and autodetect. In Internet Explorer, go to View/Page, then encoding, and choose unicode UTF-8, and the paper in simplied Chinese characters will appear.

Shenzhen Ballet


Ancient Chinese jade artifacts
Buddhists worship service

Ming Tombs, Great Wall
Dragon's Back trail, Shing Mun trail

Qian Men Street, Beijing

Old Culture Street, Tianjin
Zen Buddhism, Zen teachings of respecting life
Zhangjiajie, Shaolin Temple, Changsha, Zhengzhou,

Cavalry Battle of Jin (Andite cavalrymen in Asia)

Korean pottery

Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Buddhist Temples + Himeji castle

Todaiji Buddhist temple + Kasuga Shinto shrine, Nara

Japanese History
Japanese pottery
Japanese Coins


The House of Dancing Water,

Dancing Water II

Hakka village in Shinju, Taiwan

Terracotta Warriors of Qin

Atlanta Urantia Study Group

Master Universe Almanac

Urantia Book Astronomy

Urantia Garden

Urantia Book Historical Society

Urantia Book Related Web Sites


Kary Mullis (A Nobel laureate in chemistry cites academic papers that confirm the statements in the UB.)

Urantia Foundation, Korean page

유란시아 한국 (Korean Urantia site)
Korean Blog Site I, II, III


UB in the News

Origin of the Urantia Papers, Kristen Maaherra's summary from UBhistory.org

Abner's church? Matt Neibaur

Comparison of Military Power of Germany, Japan and the US before WWII

Italy Israel/Russia World's Best paintings

How to Follow Jesus in Rome
Colosseum, Ostia Antica
Bergamo, Brescia, Certosa di Pavia
Bologna, Venice

Etruscan artifacts, Perugia
Frescoes of the Cappella Brancacci, Florence
Florence, Milan, Milan Cathedral

Maritime Museum of Genoa
Sculptures in Naples Archeological Museum
Ancient Roman paintings from Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae during the time of Jesus
Roman houses in Pompeii, and Herculaneum in AD 79
Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Verona,
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena

Religious paintings in the Vatican Museum, Rome
Paintings in the Raphael Rooms
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Vatican Pinacoteca
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Gallerie dell' Accademia, Venice
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Pinacoteca del Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Sforza Castle
Rare paintings at Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome

How to Follow Jesus by Car (in Israel)
Nazareth, Cana , Sepphoris
Sea of Galilee
Capernaum, Capernaum Synagogue,
Greek Orthodox Church, Capernaum

Mount of Beatitudes
Magdala, Masada, Qumran
Jerusalem, Holy Sepulchur Church, Garden Tomb,

Resurrection Church, St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

Peterhof palace, St. Petersburg
The Life of Jesus in the Paintings at the Hermitage
History paintings at the Hermitage
Impressionist paintings at the Hermitage


Jesus paintings and icons at Tretyakov Gallery
Russian paintings at Tretyakov Gallery


The Life of Jesus in Paintings at National Gallery in Prague (Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia)
Czech paintings at National Gstallery in Prague (Convent of St. George)

Gabriel's Annunciation
The Holy Family

The Last Supper
The Wedding Feast at Cana
Ecce Homo


Germany Rest of Europe USA

Paintings at Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
The Life of Jesus, BC 8 - AD 20, in Paintings at Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
The Life of Jesus, AD 21 - 30, in Paintings at Gemädegalerie, Berlin
Old Testament paintings at Gemäldegalerie, Berliln
Greek Pottery in Altes Museum, Berlin
Sanssouci Palace, Potsdam
St. Patrick's Day Parade in Munich, Munich,
Salzburg, Austria
Greek Pottery in Greek and Roman Artifacts Museum, Munich, more,
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Alte Pinacothek, Munich
European paintings at Alte Pinacothek

Porcelain collections in Zwinger,
, Dresden oldtown,
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Old Masters Gallery, Dresden

Religious Paintings at Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Helsinki, Tallinn

Paintings at Versailles, Paris
The Life of Jesus, BC 8 - AD 20, in Paintings at Louvre Museum
The Life of Jesus, AD 21 - 30, in Paintings at Louvre Museum
European paintings at Louvre Museum

Gdansk, Poland
Brussels, Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels

Corinth, Athens, Knossos Palace, Crete
On the island of Crete, Thessaloniki

Zurich, Lichtenstein, Jungfrau, Lucerne

The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Detroit Institute of Art
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Legion of Honor, San Francisco
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Religious and Impressionist paintings at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Religious and Impressionist paintings at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Life of Jesus in paintings at the National Gallery of Art
Other paintings at the National Gallery of Art
The Life of Jesus in Paintings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts


Thumbnails of maps are copyrighted 2008 by Biblos.com, used by permission.

The image of Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri is used by permission from Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Florence.
Firenze, 22 Mar. 2012
N. ord. 47 P
Prot. 28.13.10-3289

Two Ancient maps of Jerusalem by Antonio de Castillo (1666) [The original maps were published in 1654] are used with permission from Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

Adrichem, Christiaan van, 1533-1585
IERVSALEM, et suburbia eius, sicut tempore Christi floruit, cum locis, in quibus Christus passus est. (with English translation, 11Mb) [1584]

(27 Mb, be patient)

This ancient map of Jerusalem is used with permission. The National Library of Israel, Shapell Family Digitization Project, Eran Laor Cartographic Collection, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Geography, Historic Cities Project.

10,000 November 18, 2009
30,000 September 28, 2011

  Jesus' travel maps
Important dates in Jesus' earth family

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Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri, Galleria d'Arte Moderna (used by permission)