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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This is typical in Mormon doctrine, and common as well. My father in law is a rocket scientist who put together a video on all the other galaxies we’ve seen. I have read the scriptures many times. By HemidakotaJune 19, in Book Club. My fear with the The Kolob Theorem is that members of the Church or critics of the Church will take it as the gospel truth and will be stuck in an intellectual cul-de-sac and be stymied in what God can reveal to them about how He lives and works in His universe.

This was one of the worst books I have ever listened to.

Have you ever wondered how God’s universe is structured? They have translated the extant papyri and identified all of the remains as parts of the Egyptian funerary texts, the Book of the Dead and the Book of Breathings.

The only problem is we are not entirely sure where the other galactic remnant is. Two years later he met and married Nancy. Gender is an essential characteristic of individual premortal, mortal, and eternal, identity and purpose.

Hilton is a man of faith and it is understandable that, in his view, scientific arguments must either match fheorem doctrine of they must be wrong.

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My husband was right – this book is fascinating. Further, if the dust clouds are so important, why can we use visual bands of light to see straight into the core of other galaxies where dust clouds do not obscure the view?

Logic suggests that a more recent theory progresses toward greater truth, but this is not always the case. President Brigham Young has said that this earth when it is celestialized will shine like the sun, and why not?


Just FYI – this book is online: This jolob that I am in no way intending my review to question any LDS doctrines. Want to Read saving…. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Joesph Smith described the scene as showing the attempted human sacrifice of Abraham by the idolatrous priest of Elkenah.

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He is not ignorant and uneducated so he used terms that may be used in the scientific method to explain his thoughts, even though he has no “empirical data” to support his arguments.

There are millions of other stars within the Celestial zone. If our God did have a God of his own at one time as the Mormons claim, then it contradicts what God says to us in Isaiah tueorem Science is ever evolving. I once started to write a response to it, but then got tired with it. He believes its all Jesus’ creation. This one is a game-changer.

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

The theories in this book are based on actual scientific data, so some of the ideas in I really enjoyed this read for a new perspective on old principles. He was later a successful businessman.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Bob Webster websterbob gmail. Posted August 14, edited. I could point out the physical impossibility of that scene as it is depicted, but I don’t think anyone who has been significantly moved by it would be interested in a dry exposition on why the physics just doesn’t work.

Jack, Characterizing the Book of Abraham as a “complete fraud” fails to acknowledge any of the complex discussions about the book that have taken place ever since it was published, let alone address the complex nature of the book itself. That alone is a pretty good s Well, what can I say about a book that uses very dated science, should have been a 2 page blog post on some speculative fantasy LDS theology website where potentially sarcastic theories are written as real, is repetitive and basically a silly theory to think that one can grasp the vastness of God and his place in all existence, rheorem limited him to our puny Galaxy.


That’s pretty clear and scary. Lynn Hilton and his work, “The Kolob Therom”. Kolob is a spiritual place and there is no koolb in hell we can locate it through natural observation – all we can do is make theoretical claims.

I got it on via audio book from my library theofem gave it a listen. Here is modern tehorem only insight into the orderly operations of God creations in space. It strikes me as the equivalent of winning the celestial lottery only much less likelyand seems like an awfully self centered view of the universe.

Celestial, Terrestrial, and Telestial. In approaching this subject we must remember that a humble approach is more important that anything else.

Dear Anonymous, In the animated film Prince of Egypt there is a scene where Moses klob his staff over the Red Sea and then dramatically slams it down into the water.

The author provides scientific evidence in harmony with what the scriptures stated and leaves t Although not promoted as official Church doctrine – iolob is presented as a “theorem”–I enjoyed this book immensely, and it really helped me to understand better the Plan of Salvation and how I fit into it, as well as earth and the overall layout of the universe in general from a uniquely Mormon perspective.

Hilton to something that is much more complex and amazing than we can can realize right now. Posted August 19, Further, I would suggest that you are referencing “cultural doctrine” and not “canonical doctrine. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There will always be enough matter and space to allow this growth.

Whether his ideas square with Elder Scott’s description or not take nothing from the fact that I find them interesting to think about.