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An area where religion and non-sectarian humanists agree

The adherents of both groups are in full agreement that the world of humans is screwed up. And both groups believe people need an upgrade of the heart and mind. In the wise words of the Walt Kelly cartoon strip, … Continue reading

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When it comes to the Holy Grail, physicists and the New Church are in agreement

Often times when I read a popular book on the New Physics, the author/scientist will describe the unification of Einstein’s General Relativity theory with Quantum Mechanics as the “Holy Grail” of physics. In other words, scientists are quite willing to … Continue reading

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Emanuel Swedenborg: The perfect theologian for atheists and scientists

ONE of the big issues atheists have against religion is that many of the stories in the Holy Bible seem irrational and do not stand up to either scientific scrutiny or today’s enlightened sociological sensitivities. However, having been a scientist … Continue reading

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A Spectral Analysis of Holy Scripture

Warning: This blog post represents an advanced distillation of Swedenborg’s theology by which one can find rational evidence that God’s providential activity in the universe and a final scientific theory of causal process are actually identical. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg disclosed … Continue reading

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Did our biosphere emerge from a semiosphere?

Reading through my newest edition of Theology And Science, I came upon an article by F. Leron Shults who used a term that I had not heard of before—semiosphere. After reading the article I became further convinced that academia is … Continue reading

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Human frailty?

It has become a lexicon to say—when we screw up—that we are “only human.” Another often-used phrase is “to err is human.” Obviously, human beings are not perfect. But does “humanness” have its source and essence in imperfection? According to … Continue reading

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THOU SHALT NOT STEAL

Most everyone will recognize that the above statement represents one of the commandments of the Decalogue. However, few have taken the time to probe this divine law beyond its literal and obvious meaning. The Ten Commandments, in fact, contain three … Continue reading

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Abraham preferred a hand under the thigh to a handshake

I am not suggesting that Abraham was a dirty old man. Only that when it came to making a serious oath with someone, he preferred a hand under his thigh rather than a handshake. For instance, when Abraham implores an … Continue reading

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Scripture and the structure of reality

Those who have a faith-based worldview believe that God created the manifest universe. In fact, John 1:1-3 informs us that everything in the created world has its origins in the Holy Word. If we contemplate John’s words rationally, rather than … Continue reading

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