Byron Belitsos is an author, journalist, and publisher. He is the founder and CEO of Origin Press, an award-winning book publishing company and co-founder of Shift Books, a division of The Shift Network. Byron has been a student of The Urantia Book for 37 years, and has written and spoken widely on its teachings as well as on the supplemental teachings known as "The Celestial Teaching Mission."
He has a B.A. in intellectual history from the University of Chicago. His graduate studies have embraced history, literature, poetry, philosophy, and religious studies and were conducted at Naropa Institute, at the University of California, and the California Institute of Integral Studies. Byron has co-authored and published three books about The Urantia Book:The Center Within: Lessons from the Heart of the Urantia Revelation (1998); The Secret Revelation: Unveiling the Mystery of the Book of Revelation; and most recently The Adventure of Being Human: Lessons on Soulful Living from the Heart of the Urantia Revelation (2012).He was also co-author of A Return To Healing (2009), a Nautilus Gold Prize winner, and One World Democracy (2005). Belitsos was an inaugural member of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute.
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Noted author, editor and publisher, Byron Belitsos, discussed revelations from the celestial authors of the mysterious Urantia Book, including newer material transmitted by channels such as Jerry Lane. The original Urantia Book is infused with divine truths like the Bible or the Koran, and contains four sections-- one is about God,... More »
Author Byron Belitsos, Thursday's guest for two hours, discussed the legendary "Urantia Book", a 2000-page tome first published in 1955, which many consider an epochal revelation to our planet for science, religion, and history. "It's a gift to humanity," said Belitsos, explaining that one of the book's chief... More »