The Secret Doorway: Beyond Imagination

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A pictorial drama of the creation of Heaven and Earth based upon the awe-inspiring photo images from the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes. Author, Paul Hutchins uncovers a grand drama on a universal scale that has been playing out since the invention of the telescope. He poses the question, is this grand drama merely in response to an ancient invitation recorded in the Book of Isaiah? It states in Isaiah 40:26, ""Look up into the heavens."" Who created all the stars? Through the use of his imagination and the ...
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A pictorial drama of the creation of Heaven and Earth based upon the awe-inspiring photo images from the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes. Author, Paul Hutchins uncovers a grand drama on a universal scale that has been playing out since the invention of the telescope. He poses the question, is this grand drama merely in response to an ancient invitation recorded in the Book of Isaiah? It states in Isaiah 40:26, ""Look up into the heavens."" Who created all the stars? Through the use of his imagination and the invention of the telescope, man has discovered a once secret doorway to a world beyond imagination. He has now, in this age of cutting edge technology developed flying space telescopes in his quest to know, how did we get here? What he has found has astounded him. Hutchins farther poses the question; if it took over 400 years of man’s imagination from when the telescope was invented, and countless other inventions including the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, to merely take photo images of the universe, then who’s imagination is responsible for the reality those photo images represent? As we peer through this doorway to the heavens and look upon these heavenly cosmic bodies, we find ourselves awed by their grandeur. The pressing question becomes too large to ignore. Who is responsible for all these things? Could it be that we are now peering into the mind of a supreme architect with an imagination far beyond that of mere mortals? Could we be peering into the mind of imagination supreme? Could it be that we have been brought to this point in history unbeknownst to ourselves and given this technology by the one who extended that ancient invitation recorded by Isaiah 2700 years ago?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981712345
  • Publisher: Imagination Publishing-Orlando
  • Publication date: 7/26/2009
  • Pages: 213
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

After the death of his father, and with his mother working full time to support the family, the author lacked direction and guidance in his life. As a young teenager he became involved in a life of crime and drugs. He one day found himself in a high speed car chase being shot at by the local sheriff as he and his friend ducked their heads and swerved their car back and forth so as not to get hit by the flying bullets. At the age of 19, after considering suicide, he had a life changing experience that turned him around and saved his life. This experience kept him from going to prison with his brother, who was later shot in the head and killed, and his friend who was featured on America’s Most Wanted for murder and later captured. It is his goal now through writing, to help others who may have lost direction and hopefully provide some guidance in their lives; to pause for a moment, and take a look around at what they are doing with their life, and ask, how could my life be different? What good could I be doing and what difference could I make if I just used my gift of creative imagination? The author originally set out to write about the imagination of man and how it is the force that shapes the world around us. Upon asking himself, what is the greatest example of imagination he could think of, his first thought was the design of the universe. He had remembered seeing a couple of photos from the Hubble Space Telescope, and then did a Google search and came across the Hubble website. Upon seeing the Sombrero Galaxy for the first time, he knew immediately he had to change his subject from the imagination of man to the supreme imagination behind the design of the universe. Being a student of the Bible, he felt compelled to publish the link between the unimaginable energy force behind the design of the universe and a very curious invitation man recorded 2700 years ago in the book of Isaiah where it reads, ""Look up into the Heavens.""
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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Prologue ix

Act I Imagination: The Driving Force Behind All Creative Works 1

Act II Imagination: The Driving Force That Shapes Our World 5

Act III Space Technology: Opens New Heavenly Vistas

Hubble Opens New Heavenly Vistas 13

Man's Quest to Know and Understand 17

Act IV A Grand Architect is Revealed: Resulting From 400 Years of Man's Imagination

Gazing Into Our Universe: Peering Into the Mind of Imagination Supreme 21

Unveiling Long-Hidden Secrets of the Universe 23

Man Imagines How the Universe Began 25

Intricate Structure in the Universe 27

Power and Energy Beyond Our Comprehension 29

Blueprints to a Grand Architecture Discovered 31

A Massive Cosmic Vineyard Spreads Out Into Infinity 33

A Mere Reflection of the Reality 35

Where Do Light and Darkness Come From? 37

A Grand Masterpiece on Display 39

Exquisite Artwork From a Formally Unknown Artist 41

A Young Apprentice in Training 43

The Birth of a Special Galaxy 45

Can A House Construct Itself? 47

A Mother and Her Children Perform an Orchestrated Dance 49

Can You Name All The Stars? 51

Details About the Birth of a Planet 52

Act V A Grand Architect Revealed and Completed: A Special Star is Born

The Miracle of Life 55

Simply Dust in the Quasar Wind 57

Water-The Liquid Miracle 59

A Special Star is Born 61

Star Dust Collects to Form Planets 63

A Dusty Construction Zone 65

Planet Danger Zone 67

A Grand Potter at Work 69

Dust and Debris Cleared Away 71

The Heartbeat of a Planet 73

Our Little Ball of Cosmic Dust 75

A House on Fire 77

An Irresistible Secret Doorway 79

In the Stream of Time 83

Imagine-A Perfect World! 85

What Does It All Mean? 87

About This Heavenly Art Gallery 89

The Gallery of a Formally Unknown: Artist With Imagination Supreme

Crab Nebula NGC 1952 93

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3370 95

Star Formation in RCW49 97

Whirlpool Galaxy M51 and Companion Galaxy 99

Eskimo Nebula NGC 2392 101

Bubble Nebula NGC 7635 103

Elephant's Trunk Nebula 105

Orion Nebula M42, NGC 1976 107

Antennae-Galaxies NGC 4038-4039 109

Veil Nebula 111

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300 113

Pleiades Star Cluster M45 115

Reflection Nebula NGC 7129 117

Moon's View From Columbia 119

Reflection Nebula NGC 1999 121

Orion Nebula M24 NGC 1976 123

Small Magellanic Cloud NGC 602 125

Cat's Eye Nebula NGC 6543 127

Black Eye Galaxy M64 129

A Survey of Quasar Host Galaxies 131

Rosette Nebula NGC 2244 133

Earth 135

Cone Nebula NGC 2264 137

Giant Twisters in the Lagoon Nebula 139

Mars 141

Sun 143

Neutron Stars 145

Orion Nebula Glass Plume 147

Helix Nebula NGC 7293 149

M17 (NGC 6618, Omega Nebula, Swan Nebula) 151

VY Canis Majoris 153

Eagle Nebula Ml6, NGC 6611 155

Crab Nebula NGC 1952 157

Bug Nebula NGC 6302 159

Spiral Galaxy M74 161

Sombrero Galaxy M104 163

Globular Cluster NGC 6397 165

Cassiopeia A-Supernova Remnant 167

Rho Oph Star-Forming Region 169

Dark Energy 171

Warped Edge-On Galaxy ESO 510-G13 173

Monocerotis Light Echo V838 175

Jupiter 177

Saturn 179

Cosmic Collisions Galore! 181

Helix Nebula NGC 7293 183

Galaxy Centaurus A 185

Menzel 3, The "Ant Nebula" 187

Nebula M2-9 189

Spirograph Nebula IC 418 191

Bow Shock Near Young Star LL Ori 193

Hubble Ultra Deep Field 195

Heavenly Creations on Canvas 196

Acknowledgments 199

About the Author 200

Glossary 201

Credits 207

Index 211

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