Editor’s Notebook

(Editor’s note: This was written by Nigel Nunn when he was editor of the Arena, September 1995) A shiver of satisfaction ripples through the Supreme when a human becomes dependable. But when a group of agondonter humans rises out of the mire of self-interest, cultural bondage and planetary delusions, and commits itself to gather dependably … read more of Editor’s Notebook.

Making Subinfinite Penetrators

Given this year’s events in Baghdad, the barbarity and butchering in Burundi, the pollution, disease and confusion that continue to spread across our bright blue-green gem of a world, every human living on this world, and aware of its precarious state, would whole-heartedly agree that this is no way to run a planet. But we … read more of Making Subinfinite Penetrators.

Other and Higher Frames

Faith most willingly carries reason along as far as reason can go and then goes on with wisdom to the full philosophic limit; and then it dares to launch out upon the limitless and never-ending universe journey in the sole company of TRUTH. [Paper 103:9.7, page 1141.5] “Reason” has helped scientists to write some compelling … read more of Other and Higher Frames.

The Inner World of Mankind

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 … read more of The Inner World of Mankind.

Creation of Human Souls

An online study group was held as part of the International Study Day on Urantia Association’s Forum. Here is a summary extract of some of the discussion compiled by Nigel Nunn, VIC Following on from this year’s International Study Day, the online discussion began to explore the role of the local universe Divine Minister in … read more of Creation of Human Souls.

Quivering on the Brink – The Inner World of Mankind

Urantia is now quivering on the very brink of one of its most amazing and enthralling epochs of social readjustment, moral quickening, and spiritual enlightenment. [Paper 195:9.2, page 2082.7] According to The Urantia Book, the cultural epochs of our world have been sponsored and fostered in all sorts of ways. That none of these epochs … read more of Quivering on the Brink – The Inner World of Mankind.

Daring to Launch—Beyond where Reason and Wisdom can go

Nigel has been working on a Project for years and this Friday evening we all  were excited to finally have another taste of the next stage in his Series of  – An Introduction to the Urantia Book. The first installation we actually were fortunate to attend was at the 2012 Conference at the Sunshine coast … read more of Daring to Launch—Beyond where Reason and Wisdom can go.

Exploding Dark Islands

Exploding Dark Islands Many students of The Urantia Book start off quite impressed by its fabulous, “sci-fi” cosmology. But as naïve assumptions and misunderstandings about science get undermined, their interest in this “scientific content” can cool off. One student, who’d championed “Urantia Book science” for 20 years, recently hit this credibility wall. In a Urantia … read more of Exploding Dark Islands.

Making Truth Accessible

What is it that makes something feel true?  In our “mind arena of choice”, when we choose to believe that something is true, what’s really going on? Let’s discount the gullible (who fall for whatever they’re told) and think instead about the best of our scientists and philosophers, the most inspiring of our poets and … read more of Making Truth Accessible.