Tag Archives: Arcana Coelestia

I hang out with lots of shady characters

I have been on a spiritual path for four decades. Amazingly, I feel worse off today than I did forty years ago. What has become more apparent to me is the reality of my imagined goodness. This imagined goodness was … Continue reading

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God’s inside track

While it may seem unfair to prevailing post-modern human sensitivities concerning human equality and fairness, when Jesus was on earth, He definitely played favorites. For instance, Jesus would address larger gatherings of people (like when He miraculously fed the 5,000) … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s change in diet

I have studied Swedenborg’s scientific and theological writings for over 35 years. Having a creative background, I began to make efforts to read Swedenborg with fresh eyes quite early in the process. As a result, I began looking for new … Continue reading

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What would happen if you threw a Bible into a black hole?

It was once held by Stephen Hawking that objects (and their information) would vanish forever inside a black hole. Hawking even created a seemingly ironclad mathematical equation that proved this scenario to be true. Physicist Leonard Susskind was appalled by … Continue reading

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Human frailty?

It has become a lexicon to say—when we screw up—that we are “only human.” Another often-used phrase is “to err is human.” Obviously, human beings are not perfect. But does “humanness” have its source and essence in imperfection? According to … Continue reading

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A chariot in the Bible is not a chariot!

Because Holy Scripture describes ancient battles and warfare, chariots are often mentioned. But according to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, the driver, the horses and the chariot all refer to—and symbolize—qualities of the human mind and spirit! Say what?!!! Swedenborg claimed that … Continue reading

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