Acknowledgments by.  Book is composite presentation by many beings.  Could not perceive building in which Urantia Papers were translated and recorded.  Disagreement regarding Urmia lectures.  Divine Counselors are highest source on evolutionary worlds.  Mandated by Ancients of Days.  Midwayers contributed story of Jesus’ life.  Named in Table of Contents. Orvonton commission.  Part I sponsored by a Uversa revelatory corps.  Parts II and III sponsored by Nebadon revelatory corps.  Part IV sponsored by 12 Urantia midwayers.  Secondary midwayers initiated Urantia Papers. 
Cosmology not inspired.  Historical facts accurate, but scientific discoveries not anticipated.  Limited by planetary quarantine, system isolation.  Mandates governing disclosure.  Only what pertains to mortal ascension is revealed.  Reveal only glimpse of our superuniverse in present universe age. 
Arbitrary, meaningless designations avoided.  Early history taken from Jerusem archives.  Preference given to highest existing human concepts; modern phraseology.  Present-day calendar used.  Proceed from highest concepts.  Proclaim whole truth of gospel, not just part.  Revelators instructed to use English.  Translation and recording. 
Before printing, Master’s teaching misinterpreted.  Eternal adventure should be supreme study.  Expands cosmic consciousness, spiritual perception.  First revelation of Trinity since times of Jesus.  Great hope for Urantia lies in new revelation of Jesus.  Hour is striking for rediscovery of real life and teachings of Jesus.  Is 5th epochal revelation, most recent presentation of truth.  Presents Jesus to church that bears his name.  Recital of events by those who saw what occurred.  Reveal truth about God and our Creator Son.