About ANZURA

The Australia and New Zealand Urantia Association (ANZURA) is made up of individuals who desire to assist in fostering the study of The Urantia Book and the dissemination of its teachings throughout Australia and New Zealand. It seeks to do this by providing interactive learning environments in which students may deepen and broaden their knowledge of the book and … read more of About ANZURA.

About the Arena Newsletter

The Arena newsletter keeps students of The Urantia Book throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in touch with Urantia related news, activities and events from our local region as well as from the global Urantia Book reader community. It also provides interesting articles written by readers on a wide range of subjects from … read more of About the Arena Newsletter.

The UB Endeavour

ANZURA’s mission is to foster the in-depth study of The Urantia Book and to disseminate its teachings. The UB Endeavour is a fundraising initiative to raise funds for ANZURA to help us spread The Urantia Book and its teachings throughout the Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific region. Here are some of our programs designed … read more of The UB Endeavour.

Study Group Contacts

ANZURA maintains a contact list for study group hosts. Not all of these hosts actually run a regular study group but all of them are willing to host one for anyone who would like to meet. Some study groups include virtual participation via Zoom if you cannot meet face-to-face. Click here to view the list … read more of Study Group Contacts.

President’s Report – Winter 2021

It is extremely easy to see the darkness. There is a lot going on in the world right now that is not great right from an individual level, through our relationships, to our families, communities, cities, countries, races, and our planet. It is all very de-powering and can make one quite despondent. Most people have … read more of President’s Report – Winter 2021.

Mining the Archives

(Editor’s Note: Mining the Archives is a collection of articles that have been published in various newsletters over the years and have been lying buried in the archives. A team of volunteers have been “mining the archives” for the gems, so now we can bring them into the light of day to share using modern-day technology. This one … read more of Mining the Archives.

Recent Developments in the Astrophysics Sector

Interesting development: for 40 years cosmologists have been arguing about the best way to simulate (1) the clustering of galaxies and (2) the flat rotation curves of spiral galaxies. Invisible (dark) matter works well for explaining the clustering, but modified Newtonian gravity works better for spiral galaxies. Around 2015, researchers began to take seriously the … read more of Recent Developments in the Astrophysics Sector.