STAN TENEN: Short Biography

Tenen PhotoSTAN TENEN is the Director of Research for the Meru Foundation of Sharon, Mass. With a B.S. in Physics (1963) from Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Mr. Tenen has designed and produced optical and electronic equipment for doctors and surgeons, and holds several patents.

In 1968, while examining the Hebrew text of Genesis, Mr. Tenen noticed what appeared to be a pattern in the arrangement of the letters. This observation, which prompted thirty years of research into the history and tradition of the text, has led to a meaningful understanding of traditional teachings in a modern context. Mr. Tenen has presented his works to scientific and religious scholars throughout the United States and Israel.

  • B.S. Physics, 1963, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (now Polytechnic Institute of NYU)

  • Patents for surgical instruments and lighting products

  • Books and articles in various publications include:

    • The Alphabet that Changed the World: How Genesis Preserves a Science of Consciousness in Geometry and Gesture (North Atlantic/Random House, forthcoming in 2011)

    • Linguistic Cosmology – chapter in The Complementarity of Mind and Body: Realizing the Dream of Descartes, Einstein, and Eccles (NOVA Science Publishers, July 2010; Karl Pribram & Richard Amoroso, eds.)

    • The God of Abraham: A Mathematician's View essay inScience and the Primacy of Consciousness, a Book of Readings in Consciousness Studies (peer-reviewed: The Noetic Press, Orinda, CA, 2000; Richard Amoroso, ed.)

    • The Alphabet in Genesis: Jerusalem to Sharon (1986-2006) (Meru Foundation, 2007; three-volume compendium of Meru Foundation articles and graphic essays, Levanah Tenen, ed.)

    • The Three Abrahamic Covenants and the Car-Passing Trick – essay in Zen and the Art of Close Encounters (New Being Project, 1995; David Pursglove, ed.)

    • Peer-Reviewed:
      The Noetic Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2 (April 1999): The God of Abraham: A Mathematician's View
      The Noetic Journal, Vol. 3 No. 2 (April 2002):The Shape of Information
      B'Or Ha'Torah
      #14E (2003): Man Bites Dog
        • Mathematical Philosophy:
          Two feature articles
               Tattva Viveka
          (German): Four feature articles (1966-2000) and three-part extended interview (2008)

        • Electronics Hobbyist:
               Popular Electronics
               Electronics Illustrated

        • General Publications:
               Focus: KQED-TV Magazine

               The Fool: The Unofficial Voice of the Findhorn Spiritual Community: Three essays (2003)
               Editzione Hera (Italian): Four-part extended interview (2006)
               The Forward: Feature article and interview (2005)

    • Video Presentations include:
        • Thinking Allowed with Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove
        • Meru Foundation 7-video lecture series (1989-1999)
        • Host, Prisoner Rap Sessions, KQED-TV, (1978-9)

    • Radio and television interviews include:
        • Off the Beaten Path with Rick Magder (O-U Radio, 2006)
        • Coast to Coast AM with George Noory,  Art Bell, and Rollie James (seven appearances, 1997-2007)
        • Laura Lee show, KVI-Radio
        • Infinities with Charlie Serafin (KCBS, 1982)
        • Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove's Virtual University (1999)


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