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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All in all, I’m glad I read it and I’m glad I read your explanation.

Kolob Theorem Concepts

Another Mormon theory attempts to explain away the use of the Egyptian funerary texts in Joseph Smith’s translation efforts. The book mainly serves as something interesting to ponder for me.

Not that we will be around when it happens I am close to the time that many things will be revealed to me when this mortal existence terminates.

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 koolob happen to be studying!

Only those who have attain a high degree of spirituality, and in accordance with God’s will, can they receive the sure knowledge of Kolob.

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.

Hilton is attempting what Joseph Smith never attempted. There are truths within this book that may surprise you. I don’t know the book but this has been my stance for a long time.


No question of it; it was not made in vain. Wow, did this book blow my mind.

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

Scriptural accuracy is sacrificed for theatrical impact so what’s new? And while Elohim is a plural word, given the plural ending ‘im’it is rheorem used this way to God in Genesis. Logic suggests that a more recent theory progresses toward greater truth, but this is not always the case. Bu I had hoped reading this book would be a good exercise in objectively evaluating an idea that seemed on the onset to be bonkers: Posted August 15, My only regret is the time I wasting reading this.

We don’t need to know these “scientific” details to be saved in God’s Kingdom. The concept of a theorem is fundamentally deductive, in contrast to the notion of a scientific theory, which is empirical.

I will have to keep this in mind, Hemi. In this book, when science and scripture oppose each other, scripture wins every time. I always find it best to stick to the basics: Quite amazing to see it but well worth the reading. Answers My Life Long Questions! I would also note that The Kolob Theoremin suggesting that God somehow resides within the Milky Way galaxy and that other galaxies are not God’s creation, directly contradicts LDS theology, including Elder Scott’s recent and excellent General Conference talk of last November, wherein he said: After writing this post and getting some feed back, I have realized theotem di cuenta that it would be very difficult to explain even a small problem that the The Kolob Theorem has.

Again I should point out that Dr.

Quantumleap An explanation of the problem with “The Kolob Theorem”

As a member of the LDS church my entire life, I have often considered some of our doctrine and have been unable to reconcile them in my head. The scriptures are replete with evidence of God having “endless,” unnumbered creations, this book keeps god under control by postulating garb It is books like this that make members of other churches think Mormons are weirdos. Books by Lynn M. Not just of the truth of the Book of Mormon, or that Jesus did in fact atone for the sins of us all, but any truth, ‘the truth of all things’ as the scriptures indicate.


Although I don’t argue with the point of contention that Quantumleap42 has with Dr. It also includes inspiration, testimony, prophesy, inspiration, revelation, confirmation, comfort, uplift, restraint and compelling forces, through which the Holy Ghost can guide us toward an increase of intelligence.

Since I am still working on some of the first principles of the gospel, namely faith, repentance, and enduring to the end, this book is probably irrelevant for my growth. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He is not ignorant and uneducated so he used terms that may be theprem in the scientific method to explain his thoughts, even though he has no “empirical data” to support his arguments.

Though I feel that many points of deep doctrine are interesting and even fun to consider, they should never come before a clear understanding of the basic principles of kkolob Gospel, and approached as one should always approach things of a divine nature, and that is by the Spirit. These kolpb called black holes.

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

The Pearl of Great Price is truly a remarkable work. I study the mysteries of God in the scriptures, I took astronomy in college, and I keep up with the pictures of the Hubble telescope.

These creations are of finite number at any instant in time and consist of about billion stars, plus their associated planets presently exist in the Milky Way Galaxy. And somehow it all makes perfect sense and I believe it.