According to Emmanuel Swedenborg, the form of a spiral lies at the heart of the created world. While this idea faded into obscurity as the mechanistic worldview of Newtonian physics came to dominate our sensibilities, it is finding resurgence in the science and mathematics of complexity.
Our world seems to be mired in anxiety and fear, and civic discourse has degenerated to accusations, outright lies and rhetoric. While we hear calls to “drain the swamp,” any common understanding of what that means, and a willing consensus required to achieve it, seems to eludes us. Perhaps we are looking at the situation […]
This is a remarkable meditation. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan monk, but his thoughts here about the role of God’s love in inspiring us to love back, and the importance of God’s preservation of our freedom, are consistent with key Swedenborgian teachings. As Richard says “God does not love you because you are good; God […]
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