Just as no art historian would think of studying Picasso without considering the different phases and periods of his paintings, no serious reader of Swedenborg should lack awareness of the sequence and time frame in which his works were published.
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Established in 1849, the Swedenborg Foundation serves to publish, preserve, and promote the life-guiding principles of eighteenth-century Christian mystic and spiritual teacher Emanuel Swedenborg through a variety of spiritual growth books and webcasts.
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This short work contains a series of passages on division and conflict from the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Each passage is accompanied by a summary of key points and questions to discuss or ponder privately, giving readers the opportunity to dig deeper into a unique system of spiritual introspection and growth.Learn more
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Angels commune with us constantly, but it works even better when we collaborate.
Swedenborg wrote The Worship and Love of God, his most poetic work, during a year of intense spiritual awakening. The book, though unfinished, is remarkable for its bold vision concerning the cosmos’s first female.
Conscious dying reveals lessons about living and graces those around us.
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“The whole of the Lord’s Prayer from beginning to end concerns this time; that is, the time when God the Father will be worshipped in human form. This appears when this prayer is rightly explained. . . . The Lord cannot enlighten anyone with his light unless he is approached directly and acknowledged as the God of heaven.”