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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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Swedenborg, Extraterrestrials and Hell

Years ago, when I was introduced to the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg and reading his fearful descriptions of those who populated hell, some of those descriptions joggled my memory. Somewhere else I had read about a “monster” with features … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s “Circle of Life” is the Theory of Everything!

Modern science is seeking a Grand Unified Theory or “Theory of Everything” (TOE). They believe that they can obtain such a mastery of science by unifying the four fundamental forces—gravity, electromagnetism, nuclear strong force and nuclear weak force. As things … Continue reading

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The “Spiritual” Origin of Species!

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg would blow the doors off of Charles Darwin’s foundational book on evolutionary biology The Origin of Species. Rather than approaching evolution from a materialist or naturalist position, Swedenborg’s model was both theological and scientific. Everything in nature … Continue reading

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Swedenborg, Einstein and Heisenberg

Once upon a time Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg and Emanuel Swedenborg were brought back from the dead to discuss their ideas about fundamental reality. Einstein bragged that he overthrew Newton’s idea that time was simply matter repeating itself. “Matter,” he … Continue reading

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The Rope, the Ladder and the Ice Cream Cone

This story is a continuation of the blog post entitled  “The Rope and the Ladder” published on March 14, 2010, which generated many comments. Several days after their first encounter the Rope tracked down the Ladder with some new questions. … Continue reading

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Am I a good person or a slug?

Having spent more than 35 years of my life on making a serious attempt at spiritual growth I have come to the unflattering conclusion that I am a lowly slug. I did not approach God or religion for the purpose … Continue reading

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The Rope and the Ladder

Once upon a time there was a rope and a ladder. Each was highly educated but had different views of reality. The rope believed reality was continuous and offered Einstein’s ideas of the structure of spacetime as evidence. The ladder, … Continue reading

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Is Jesus a physicist?

Last night (Oct. 15) I happened to be listening to the radio program Coast to Coast AM with host George Noory.  One of the guest speakers was Naturopathic physician Dr. Richard Bartlett. Barllett had personally experienced a miraculous healing event … Continue reading

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“How to go to Heaven, not how the heavens go.”

The above quote was made by a Catholic Cardinal to soften the blow of new scientific evidence about the cosmos coming from observations being made with the telescope (Copernican theory). Science did one thing. Religion did another. So there was … Continue reading

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