Paper 134: The Transition Years/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 133          Paper 135

Foundation Map: April 1, 24 A.D. to April 1, 25 A.D.

Matthew Block suggests that the following authors were influential in writing of this Paper and has prepared a parallel chart:

“Urmia (Urumiya),” and “Urmia (Urumiya), Lake of,” in Encyclopædia Britannica (1961 ed.)

Alfred E. Martin, A.M., S.T.B., Comparative Religion and the Religion of the Future (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy.

Emery Reves, The Anatomy of Peace (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1945) Wikipedia page: Reves.

For Biblical cross-references for all Sections: click here.


p2: 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 1: The Thirtieth Year (A.D. 24)

p1: Foundation Map: April 26, 22 A.D. to January 1, 23 A.D.


Section 2: The Caravan Trip to the Caspian


Section 3: The Urmia Lectures

p8See Topical Study page: What does The Urantia Book say about its creation?

Melchizedek etymology by Chris Halvorson: “Heb., the king (malki) of righteousness (tsedheq) = U.B., the primary righteous expression (of a local universe descending Son)”


Section 4: Sovereignty Divine and Human


Section 5: Political Sovereignty


Section 6: Law, Liberty, and Sovereignty


Section 7: The Thirty-First Year (A.D. 25)

p1Foundation Map: April 1 to July 19, 25 A.D.

p4Foundation Map: July 19 to October 1, 25 A.D.


Section 8: The Sojourn on Mount Hermon

p1: metric conversion: “Tiglath accompanied Jesus this first day up the mountain to a designated point about 1.8 km above sea level . . .”

p6Caligastia etymology: The one whose (capital “C,” specific) darkness (calig-) entirely (as) turns him into a non-person (-tia, normally used for impersonal names, instead of –ia, which would normally be used for a personal name). From Latin caliginosus “misty,” from caliginem (nom. caligo) “mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom.”Caligula was a Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated.
By Chris Halvorson: “the one who is (-tia) entirely (as) darkenss (calig-) and no longer personal.”

p9See The Lucifer Rebellion: Adjudication Time Frame by Chuck Thurston.

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”


p9: …the so-called “great temptation” of Jesus took place some time before his baptism… Closed form “sometime.” See note for 60:3.20. “Sometime before Michael’s death in the flesh the fallen Lucifer’s associate,…”

p10Father’s business See 148:3, The Father’s Business. Note how it is used both for communion and engaging the world.

Section 9: The Time of Waiting

p1Foundation Map: September 15, 25 A.D. to January 26 A.D.


p8: kingdom of heaven is at hand (134:9.8), (135:5.7), (135:6.2,8), (135:9.7), (136:1.5), (137:8.15), (142:1.2), (163:1.4).

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