The Kolob Theorem. A Mormon’s View of God’s Starry Universe. Lynn M. Hilton, PhD, Author. With helpful additions by William M. Boushka, MD. The Kolob Theorem has ratings and reviews. Melissa said: If I could give this book more stars, I would. This theory makes the whole Plan of Salva. The Kolob Theorem is presented for your contemplation. These ideas are only theories. They are the result of the author’s (Lynn M Hilton and Richard K. Miner) .

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The Kolob Theorem : Lynn M Hilton Phd :

I have read the scriptures many times. It really makes you think of what’s out in space further than we rheorem see. Eight years later we are seeing the result of his fheorem in a most distressing economy.

And they were things that really shook people’s testimonies. As for the rest of your comment, here is a link to an excellent resource that address that question. The author’s speculations appeal to me in general.

While the map may have been useful to teach certain religious doctrines, it is not very accurate when compared to an actual map of the world. We can point at things and say, teorem, well, now that is interesting. Science is ever evolving.

Joesph Smith described the scene as showing the attempted human sacrifice theorrm Abraham by the idolatrous priest of Elkenah. It was a totally new theory to me and I enjoyed the entire book. Jul 04, Brett Folkman rated it did not like it.

The Kolob Theorem: A Mormon’s View of God’s Starry Universe

That is partially why I wrote this review, because The Kolob Theorem is trying to apply a very limited understanding through no fault of Dr. What I think the author is trying to convey is the majesty of thought behind it all. Also note that he “translated the Book of Moses” by reading Genesis in the Bible in English and then “translating” it. I especially enjoyed the section on Earth’s development, and the quotes from Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, Elder James Talmage, and others which added insight to the description of earth’s journey through the galaxy.


This means that two smaller galaxies or one larger one and several smaller ones will merge and form the galaxies we have today. To ask other readers questions about The Kolob Theoremplease sign up.

I may get to the last page having largely dismissed the whole idea, but I am sure I will be intrigued and entertained along the way as I read.

Much inspired theological insight is brought together with astronomical knowledge of the time of publishing, albeit some out dated providing a much needed attempt to develop our understanding in this manner to create a truer cosmological picture than standard model astronomers produce for us minus God’s role in the whole phenomena that they just happen to be studying!

All text and pictures are in black and white. Wouldn’t be interesting if the sun were actually a planet whereupon celestial beings dwell? I have a rather unique point of view since my area of research happens to be galaxies, and I understand all of the assumptions and approximations that go into our current understanding of the universe.

If you’d like, I have a rather well written, lengthy commentary on the Plurality of Diety that existed in biblical teachings, and culture, from Old Testament times through the early Church Fathers.

The studies you reference but theorrem not cite maybe closer to the truth but without evidence who is to say. But should advanced ideas be withheld until empirical proof is available? His promise to His children is that tgeorem they will keep the commandments, they will learn how to become gods themselves.

They even attempted to make an Egyptian to English lexicon.

Perhaps I can offer one possible problem. From all eye witness accounts of the translation of the Theoeem of Mormon it was not what we would typically call a “translation” but rather a revelatory process.


The Kolob Theorem : A Mormon’s View of God’s Starry Universe

Interesting, thought provoking, but left me with lingering questions regarding what might or might not be truth in his theory. I Really don’t see how Hermes was “arguing from the negative and lack of evidence”. Every indication from our kopob points towards Kolob being a real physical place. Strictly speaking, natural theology denotes a fundamental approach to theology as opposed to a specific theology.

The Kolob Theorem: A Mormon’s View of God’s Starry Universe by Lynn M. Hilton

I hadn’t put thorem thought into where God resides and worlds moving from their earthly realm. This book was unique, but didn’t try to disprove what I already know to be true from my personal scripture and gospel study, as well as knowledge from the astronomy class I have taken. The Kolob Theorem allows us to see more clearly the home we lived in before we were born and the home we will live in after we die. The spectrum of the light of Christ is much broader than man can comprehend and reflects the fulness of intelligence that God in his exalted state possesses.

Hilton’s kidsI never read this book until this year. See 1 question about The Kolob Theorem…. The terrestrial and telestial kingdoms are located in successive concentric, doughnut-shaped rings, round about the celestial kingdom or central hub of the Milky Way galaxy; that our sun and earth are now located in the outer or telestial ring of the galaxy. Posted August 13, There are some interesting photos of galaxies that appear to back up his postulations.

Doing so would have seemed to me, Theorsm think, an attempt to misuse a divine gift, like praying over which can of beans to buy.