Tag Archives: Galileo

Swedenborg was a “theological Galileo.”

The story most of us are taught in history class was that Galileo challenged the Roman Catholic biblical model of reality. Actually, the story was more complicated than that. Galileo’s paradigm-changing discoveries, made through observations through a telescope, first threatened … Continue reading

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Spiritual Astronomy

What is spiritual astronomy? It involves looking at the discoveries of astronomy in a novel and more personal way that can lead us to making similar spiritual discoveries about ourselves. For instance, Galileo made the claim that the sun was … 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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