Meru Foundation findings have strong
implications which can shed light in many fields – approaches to
spirituality, and even social and political issues. Inspiration for
articles can come from halacha, philosophy, and even mathematical
(Material inspired by Dini's Surface can be found
Squaring the Circle: A Philosophical Solution 24
February 2000 One method for constructing the Meru Foundation
First Hand model provides insight and answers to the ancient riddle of
"squaring the circle." Material in this section was compiled in conjunction
withMr. Tenen's March 1999 lecture at the 3220 Gallery
in San Francisco, California.
Making Peace with Geometry - Index June 2003
this section, we present essays and illustrations of new models for
organic, healthy, and
life-affirming relationships among the three Abrahamic faiths --
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Articles and other materials
on the "Bible Codes" Articles on the "Bible Codes," or Equidistant
Includes complete article by Dr. Jeffrey Satinover, Divine
Authorship?, originally published
in Bible Review magazine and reprinted with
permission. Also includes unpublished letter by
Stan Tenen to the Editors of Bible Review in
response to Dr. Satinover's article, and links to articles
by other authors, including statistician Prof.
A.Y. Hasofer and Barry McKay, which are critical of the "Codes". 3 February 2000
Essays and e-list Postings
The Meru Foundation participates in a number of electronic discussion
lists focused on science and consciousness, or science and
From time to time, in process of responding to questions posed on these
lists, Mr. Tenen writes impromptu mini-essays, discussing focused
of our work in greater depth than is possible in a more general essay.
to Biblical Scholarship e-list posting, December 1999
This essay was first published in the e-list Meta-Reiterations,
in December 1999, as part of a discussion of
the methods and assumptions of current academic
scholarship. Specifically, Stan Tenen argues against the assumption that the Hebrew Biblical text was edited
together over centuries. He offers an alternative thesis, and presents examples of meaning that can be uncovered
once the scholarly assumptions of an edited, redacted text are set
aside. This alternative way of examining the Biblical text --
as one whole unit, where each letter and word has meaning in its place
-- is central to the Meru thesis about the origin and
of the Hebrew alphabet and the Biblical text.
the Textual Approach Not Appropriate? e-list posting, April 2000
This essay was first published in the e-list
in April 2000, as part of a discussion of the methods and assumptions of current academic Biblical
In this piece, Stan Tenen argues that the Five Books of Moses should be analyzed using different tools than those
to study other writings which are considered to be Western sacred texts, because the nature, and structure, of
Books differs in a profound and fundamental way.
On Immortality e-list posting, May 2000
The essay below was first published in the e-list
in May 2000. In this piece, Stan Tenen introduces a possible mechanism for the
of aspects of the soul beyond physical death.
Which Way Up? Informal Essay, September 2000
We want to grow, spiritually and emotionally. How
do we recover from distraction, and renew our focus?
The Three Pillars of Love Informal Essay, May 2001
Is "unconditional love" really unconditional?
are the components of higher love?