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“Truths in series”

In his great book on theology, True Christianity (n 508 [5]), Emanuel Swedenborg introduces us to the strange phrase “truths in series” by which the Lord God reveals deeper divine knowledge to us humans, in an orderly manner from the … Continue reading

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Seeing “Orbs”

I am not talking about witnessing supernatural lights or ball lightning, but something much, much deeper—like angelic perception. According to scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, angels see all complete processes as the power of God’s Truth advancing (Divine Providence) in a coordinated … Continue reading

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Donald has a strange spiritual dream

Donald woke up perplexed about a dream he had during the night. In the dream he was visiting a Zoo, but instead of animals all its enclosures contained Holy Bibles. So Donald climbed up a nearby mountain to ask a … Continue reading

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What constitutes agency on the most basic level of the universe?

Since the entire universe—from quantum phenomenon to the largest galaxies—is in profound motion, the question could be better framed if we ask what constitutes agency on the most basic level of motion. Furthermore, since reality is relational (nothing exists or … Continue reading

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Peter discovers universal patterning principles

Once upon a time, a scientist named Peter was contemplating the unity and order of the manifest universe. He wondered if there could be a scientific view of the world beyond “physicalism” and serendipitous “creation.” He marveled that the murky … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s World Series

I am not talking about the Fall Classic in baseball. However, this blog post is about how scientist/theologian, Emanuel Swedenborg “hit one out of the park” when it came to describing the laws of the universe. I hope and pray … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s theology is chock full of science

I have written about Swedenborg’s unique approach of harmoniously blending scientific principles with theological principles in my latest book Proving God. This “marriage” of two seemingly opposing truth-systems makes Swedenborg’s contributions to human thought uniquely relevant for the post-modern world. … Continue reading

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A Physicist gets “schooled” by an Angel

Once upon a time there lived a highly intelligent theoretical physicist named Thomas. He believed that everything could be explained by physical laws and focused his investigations on indentifying the foundational principles of the universe. Thomas knew that the universe … Continue reading

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God of the gaps

Having written a book (Proving God), which attempts to unify science and theology, I have found much amusement in the phrase “God of the gaps.” The term goes back to the 19th century. It has critics on both the scientific … Continue reading

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Will scientists ever embrace “purposiveness” (teleology) in nature?

It is my belief that they will, simply because scientists will fail to create a complete theory of reality without it. Until that time, I believe that material scientists are overlooking some interesting evidence that the universe is purposely designed. … Continue reading

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