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Section 1: Relation to Triune Deity
Section 2: Relation to the Infinite Spirit
p2: Havona etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the “new heaven” (Rev:21.1).” “-a = L. noun suffix (first declension, nominative) = U.B., general noun suffix, used to indicate the additional specific meanings of the coined name”
Section 3: Identity and Diversity of the Master Spirits
p20: Uversa etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the hub of the superuniverse that is the seventh expression of triune pattern (“U” is the 21st letter of the alphabet, and 21 equals 7 times 3. Hence, the headquarters worlds of the other superuniverses are Cversa, Fversa, Iversa, Lversa, Oversa, and Rversa. The “U” notation is also used in “Umajor the fifth” and “Uminor the third”.)” “versa = L., focus, hub (see endnote entitled “Versa”)”
masculine: metrical sequence of words (He wrote a verse.); also, versus (plaintiff versus defendant); feminine: poetical character (She wrote in verse.); also, vice versa (vice = in the place of another + versa = focus, hub)
“Versa is the nondirectional aspect of “a turning”, that is, the hub; while versus is the directional aspect, the rotation.”
Orvonton etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the out-dwelling town (The superuniverse domain is the dwelling place for ascending mortals that is outside of the local universe domain, and the seventh Paradise satellite of the Infinite Spirit is the hometown for “the reunions of the struggles and triumphs of the ascendant career” [17:1.9].).” “ton < O.E., tun = town” “or- = O.E., out” “von < M.E., wone = dwelling, dwelling place, domain”
p10: The one other usage of Father-Spirit is at 104:4.23. Father-Father is only used at 8:1.2. Father-Son is used twenty-nine times. Father-Son-Spirit is used twice: (13:2.4), (105:2.) The other two usages of Mother-Son are: (105:3.4), (158:3.2). father-mother appears once at 33:5.1. Mother-Spirit and Mother–Mother are never used.
Section 4: Attributes and Functions of the Master Spirits
p5: Morontia etymology: In general (m) material substance (mor) is like (on) this thing (-tia).
By Chris Halvorson: “that which is (-tia) akin to (on) matter (mor)”
Note also: mor–Danish origin 1930’s, refering to humus formed under acidic conditions.
p1: Urantia etymology by Chris Halvorson: “specific: Urantia = (y)our heavenly place (i.e., in the cosmos)” “-tia = noun-forming suffix < -t- of L. past participle stem + -ia (cf., -tion and -ion)” “U.B.: “-tia” is indicative of impersonal, while “-ia” is more personal”
Section 5: Relation to Creatures
Section 6: The Cosmic Mind
p2: Nebadon etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the first (a) nebular (neb-) upland (don) (The local universe level is the local upland relative to the lowlands where mortals begin their ascension careers in the Milky Way spiral nebula.).” “don < O.E., dun = n., down = upland”
Section 7: Morals, Virtue, and Personality
Matthew Block suggests that the following authors were influential in writing of this Paper and has prepared a parallel chart:
Schoen, Dr. Max, “A Scientific Basis for Moral Action,” The Scientific Monthly, Vol. 48, No. 3 (March 1939) Wikipedia page: Schoen.
p9,10: See Topical Study page: Abortion and resurrection for the unborn.
Section 8: Urantia Personality
p4: See Topical Study page: Abortion and resurrection for the unborn.
Section 9: Reality of Human Consciousness