Tag Archives: the New Jerusalem

Hypno-church

One of the details most curiously missed in Bible interpretation (exegesis) is that before humans were removed from the “Garden of Eden” Adam was put to sleep. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg correctly stated that this “sleep” was actually a state of … Continue reading

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Gurdjieff helped me to become a better Swedenborgian!

I won’t go into the details, but providence put me into a situation where I would be introduced to the unique ideas of both George Gurdjieff and Emanuel Swedenborg on the very same day! This gave me the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Ollie is offended by God’s tactics

Once upon a time there lived a guy named Ollie who prided himself on his mental capacities. One day he pulled a copy of the Bible from his bookshelf and thumbed through it. He was confused at how the Bible’s … Continue reading

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Are there Bibles in heaven?

Once upon a time there was a physicist named Pete who was reading the Bible. From respect, he decided to treat it without preconceived notions or prejudice. He sincerely wanted to determine if any of its truth claims could be … Continue reading

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Science and the New Jerusalem

One of the amazing insights that can be gleaned from the vast works of scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg is that when the Lord succeeds in creating a “New heaven and a new earth” this great event will include the unification of … Continue reading

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Conscience is a Spiritual Organ

One of the reasons that the Lord God opened the interior powers of perception of Emanuel Swedenborg’s mind so that he could observe the phenomena of the non-physical spiritual world was because he was a highly qualified scientist. The new … Continue reading

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The New Physics and the New Jerusalem

My experience over the past several years with both physicists and theologians who are concerned with fundamentals is that I detect a real sense of anxiety. Both “sides” strongly believe that we are in need of a major paradigm shift. … Continue reading

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Can you handle a hot potato from God?

In my last post, I addressed the seemingly odd idea that God must keep secrets from us for our own good. If one simply observes the world, it can easily be ascertained that humans are constantly screwing things up. Would … Continue reading

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The New Jerusalem And Its Metaphysical Light

I have been maintaining through my various posts that Sacred Scripture contains a quantum vocabulary within the literal meaning of its narratives. As further evidence, I offer you the following “strange” verse concerning the Holy City, the New Jerusalem: And … Continue reading

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Scripture, Relativity, Quantum Physics, and String Theory

In John 1:1-3 of the New Testament, it essentially states that all things in the universe were created from the Word. This does not simply imply that the Lord’s Holy Word testifies that the universe had a beginning, and that … Continue reading

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