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Does your Astral Body stink?

The strange word formulation, above, was uttered by George Gurdjieff, but it could have been said by Emanuel Swedenborg, as well. Both men were concerned about humankind’s inner (or spiritual) development. Humans, if they ignore their spiritual responsibilities, will literally … Continue reading

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The three psycho-nuptials and spiritual growth

In Emanuel Swedenborg’s great theological work Divine Love & Wisdom (n 404), he discusses three levels of marriage (nuptials) or conjunction between the human intellect and heart that leads to true reasoning and rationality. The main message here is that … Continue reading

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Pondering Swedenborg’s Doctrines more deeply

I have been studying Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological writings for forty years. Each year I am becoming more convinced that I have wrongly interpreted Swedenborg’s insights towards spiritual transformation. It is true that Swedenborg pointed out the incorrectness of the Christian … Continue reading

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Theodicy (the issue of evil in the world) is a false worldview

Loads of people these days have given up their belief in a Divine Creator because of the many misfortunes which befall all of us, or the many disasters and injustices we see happening all around us. A God of Love … Continue reading

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The pregnant woman standing on the moon

One of the most ultra-fantastic scenes portrayed in Holy Scripture is in the Revelation chapter (Apocalypse) where a pregnant woman is standing on the moon and a Great Dragon is threatening her (see Rev 12: 1-3). Here, faith runs up … Continue reading

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The human species is even above “stardust”

Modern scientists, even those who dabble in occult ideas, believe we come from the same special material that the stars of the universe are made of. However, according to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, we are even more special than that. We … Continue reading

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God created the universe from the same laws that would allow the human race to evolve spiritually

That is what I call cosmic inner consistency—by which all process in the universe (including spiritual evolution) is unified. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg championed this notion of the same laws appearing on all scales of existence with his science of correspondences. … Continue reading

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Why do many guides, experts and leaders have failed personal lives?

One of the things that often happen to people that experience failed personal lives is that they decide to become experts in helping others. While it is good to “get outside of oneself to find happiness through serving others,” I … Continue reading

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Everythingness from out of nothingness?

Most of today’s physicists will have you believe that the whole physical universe was created out of nothing (ex nihilo). Why do our scientists embrace such an irrational principle? Well, if you insist on the existence of only physical realities, … Continue reading

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The true pillars of science will someday support God’s heavenly truth

Unfortunately, the two pillars of contemporary physics, general relativity and quantum mechanics, do not represent those true pillars of science which will support angelic truth. Why not? Because these current theories represent opposing laws, and the universe is most certainly … Continue reading

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