Presented by Gabriel of Urantia and Niánn Emerson Chase
to members and guests of Global Community Communications Church at a World-Wide Sunday Service
(Also available in the book,Global Change Teachings for the New Millennium, Series Three)
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Teaching by Niánn Emerson Chase
Evolutionary vs Revelatory Religion
I’d like to clarify the difference between evolutionary and revelatory religion. Evolutionary religions are those religions that come from human beings who are attempting to explain what divinity is; reaching out to the supernatural, to God, to the Supreme, trying to explain reality who we are, where we came from, cosmology, how God is a part of us or is not a part of us. Within those evolutionary religions there can be a lot of personal revelation that comes through people’s own personal, genuine, religious experiences, and so there is also much truth within those evolutionary religions. Some examples of evolutionary religions that are present on Urantia right now are all of the major world religions: Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and the Native American religions. Many of those evolutionary religions started from either an epochal revelation or a minor revelation and people have added their own interpretations and their experiences. Read the rest of this entry »