Monthly Archives: August 2013

Space aliens are turned off by most Christian evangelism

One of the most fantastic claims made by the scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg was that he had constant access to people existing in the spiritual realm and heaven—for almost three decades. And Swedenborg was not limited to individuals from just this … Continue reading

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Swedenborg’s inner filth

In 1745 scientist Emanuel Swedenborg was enjoying a sumptuous meal at an English Tavern and contemplating his discovery that Holy Scripture held profound ideas, hidden from the eyes of men. Suddenly he perceived that the room he was sitting in … Continue reading

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The human mind, Scripture and organized data (exotic matter)

As a Swedenborgian theologian, one of the most interesting directions science is moving in is the notion of “exotic matter.” The deeper they probe into coherent structure, the more they run into organized information. This organized data is called exotic … Continue reading

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Who is Uncle Ed?

Don’t know for sure, but this secretive character seems to be bursting upon the storytelling scene with his new book Cupid and the King of Muck. I have had the opportunity to read his new children’s book, which is an … Continue reading

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Goodness getting a gut-check

Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg once recounted having stopped by a bookstore and observing the titles that were being most heavily promoted by the enterprise. He caught himself thinking that his own published works were much more valuable to society than those … Continue reading

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“Dumbing-down” energy?

There is a movement going on now to find methods for creating free and sustainable energy. This is a noble enterprise and I would like to see where it takes us. However, I believe you cannot assume that making energy … Continue reading

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Unifying quantum and relativity theories

Physicists have a problem on their hands. The two pillars of modern physics—quantum theory and general relativity—make opposite claims. For instance, in quantum theory the deeper you go into nature the more violent things become, yet general relativity shows that … Continue reading

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Changing churches without leaving the pew

Emanuel Swedenborg’s search for the truth led him from science to theology in a most orderly way. Swedenborg’s scientific investigations included an in-depth study of the brain and the brain cells (neurons). He is given credit for having formulated the … Continue reading

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Our memory is like a jungle, forest or wilderness

Everything we sense in the outer, physical world can become data for our mental function of memory. This data first produces a “jungle” of ideas. But brain data doesn’t just create a jungle of the mind. As we mature we … Continue reading

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A successful birth requires a slap on the butt. So does a successful spiritual rebirth.

We all know that a swift slap on the bottom by a doctor or nurse shocks a baby into breathing and therefore helps the child to enter into a new world. Shocks are necessary to open us up to new … Continue reading

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