About my name

My mother choosed my name so she could choose between Stella (female name ) and Stellan (male name) when I were born. As many in Italy can not say names that ends with a consonant (my name became “Stella” or “what?“. I choosed to let everyone call me “Stefano” in Torino and in Sicily “Stellario” . But I  discovered that saying “Stellan like Stella nordica”  helped many to correctly spell my name.  I do not see myself like a star of course but I hope that I can bring some tiny light on different issues in this site. I let analyze my name and their conclusion is quite good.

My ancestors

Among my  distant ancerstors i see Bonobos (I am not an aggressive type), neanderthal-homo sapiens hybrids and of course, traveling vikings.

My more recent ancestors, were among others:

My grand grandfather traveled around  the world.
My daughter followed his path but did it  with airplane and a few parts with boat.

I have never been a big traveler but I travel online now as a volunteer in Kidlink Association

My life journey

With this moving around in Europe, I became a sort of polyglot

My languages
I read and talk Swedish, German, Italian, French, English, and Spanish, I have tried to learn Arabic but it is a very difficult language. Read more about my Arabic learning under Learning Arabic in the menu above. I
have also some understanding of programming languages, like HTML, BATCH, PHP, Basic, Pascal.

My research

I am a seeker as you may have read on my page. I seek knowledge mainly in the areas of:

  • physics
  • philosophy
  • psychology
  • math
  • religions and faith

I wrote about my seeking approach in my page “my agnostic pluralist approach”

My grandfathers book
2017. I dedicated much of my time from October 2014 to 2017 to my grandfather Willy’s book. I wrote  about it in my sites: and in

Jesus kerygma and Arabic
I am very intrested in “Isa Ibn Maryam” (Jesus, son of Mary). He seems to have talked Galilean Aramaic. I had only one colleague able to talk Aramaic but many who talked Arabic. I decided to learn Arabic.  As I am very interested in what is written in the Quran, I decided to learn Classic Quranic Arabic. I dedicated a longer period to read Quranic Arabic. I gave however up soon to learn to speak Arabic. I am to slow and old now for that. 

since 2017 I dedicate a lot of time to know the historical Jesus and understand his teaching (kerygma). I have an anthropological approach in my research, reading historical documents as well as scientific literature (among others psychology) to understand the circumstances and historical context Jesus grew up and live in.

My main project beside Arabic is to dedicate time to my grandfather Willy Kinberg and try to document a similar view like it looks like 100 years later.


Quotes I like are:

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” Aristotle

“Science without religion is lame. Religion without Science is blind”  Albert Einstein

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.” — Pearl S. Buck

“Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.” — Anne Sullivan

I like this Living Quote of Einstein very much:

“It is very difficult to elucidate this cosmic religious feeling to anyone who is entirely without it. The religious geniuses of all ages have been distinguished by this kind of religious feeling, which knows no dogma…In my view, it is the most important function of art and science to awaken this feeling and keep it alive in those who are receptive to it.” Albert Einstein.

I follow Pauls advice in Romans 1:19,20:
“What may be known of God is manifest in them for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world, his invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse”


Me in a few words

My goals

I do my best to follow the law “Love your enemies” ( Matt. 5:43-45  ). I also try to:

  • fight theophobia, Christiano, and  Islamophobia
  • and encourage dialog between Science and Religion.
  • Description: A Swedish polyglot who spends his time as a retired man on the island of Lipari, Aeolian Islands, Italy.
  • My favorite keywords: Philosophy, Science, Religion, Eclecticism, Panentheism,  Religious syncretism.


PPT Presentation

I presented myself with a Google drive slide for all new teachers at the school I worked at for 29 years, the days I retired in September 2017.

See my presentation full size.
HINT. You can control the slide with the buttons below. I will translate it asap. 

The teachers who took over at my school 2017 did not know me so well, so I made a presentation for them about my work on the school during my 29 years of teaching there.
“Full-size presentation here.


Web Projects

Excel Projects


  • 1987 published flight simulator and plotter program in Swedish computer magazine “Mikrobiten”
  • 2001-2014 webmaster för Hotel Carasco and several other hotels on, Lipari, Aeolian Islands
  • 2001- Developed Angereds Cup Excel documentation cooperating with speaker Loket Olsson.
  • 2005-2008 Developed Excel student evaluation system for my colleagues

Webmaster and SEO 

Sites  previously managed

Studies and teaching

  • Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Didactic, French, Human ecology, Jtalian, Pedagogic at Göteborg University
  • Autodidact programming languages: assembler, basic, bash, cgi, turbo pascal, html, php, visual basic:
  • Math and Natural Sciences teacher K9 1987-2017

Programming projects

  • Database program in basic, 1986
  • Flight simulator, 1987 (Basic & Assembler on Microbee IC)
  • 2 dimensional function plotter, 1987 (Basic & Assembler on Microbee IC studying math at Goteborg University)
  • Equation solving simulator for compulsory school, 1988 (Basic & Assembler on Microbee IC as part of math didactic course at Goteborg University)

Excel – visual basic projects

  • 2001- Angereds Cup documentation (2001-) 
  • Excel student evaluation system, 2005-2008
  • Excel Visual Basic for among others Excel sheet data migration to SQL, 2008
  • Excel accounting systems, 2010-2011

Non commercial projects:


Choir experiences

  • 1982-1983 Samlade krafter – Balkan songs. Körledare: Lena Klarström
  • 1984-2000 Tajga Balalajka –  playing alt balalajka and singing as bariton
  • 1999 Lerum Vocalis
  • 2004 Gaudete Kristus Konungen. Ledare: Cecilia Veenker Tång
  • 2008 Lerum Vocalis
  • 2009-2011. Leading choir in Missione cattolica Capella di San Giuseppe  Portfolio
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The Kidlink Wall of Fame
RECOGNIZES Stellan Kinberg

Goteborg, Sweden

Stellan joined Kidlink in 1994. His contributions are many, and include:
  • Member of the Kidlink Society Board of Directors (2001-2002)
  • Manager of Web Contents Advice, 2000-2004
  • Manager of the Swedish language area, 2000-2004
  • Member of the “I have a dream” development team, 2000
  • Started up the Italian language area in January 1998, and has been the manager until 2004.
  • Italian Language Coordinator of the Who-Am-I? program 1998-2004
  • Administrator of Kidproj’s Multi-Cultural Calendar 1998-2004
  • Countless translations of web pages into Italian and Swedish.
  • Member of the Web team, 1997-2004
  • Member of the Techteam,1997-2004
  • Coordinator of Kidproj’s Kidclub IRC Channel, 1995 – 1996
  • Stellan submitted his students first responses to Kidlink’s four questions in November, 1994.
 Thank you very much!

Odd de Presno
Kidlink Society Executive Director

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