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.
Swedenborg & the Work of the Foundation
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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Explore more of Emanuel Swedenborg’s ideas about this life and the next through our wide selection of printed books and e-books. As part of our mission to make Swedenborg's writings accessible, our New Century Edition books are available for free download!
Booker Prize-winning author A S Byatt, alongside a series of readings from her novella ‘The Conjugial Angel,’ explores Swedenborg’s influence on literature, the conflict between religion and science, and more. The book is drawn from the transcript of a talk and Q&A given at the Swedenborg House in 2010 for the bicentenary of the Society.Learn more
Recent Blog Posts
Conscious dying reveals lessons about living and graces those around us.
Swedenborg’s doctrine of correspondences can serve the artist as a tool for accessing depth of meaning and understanding.
The truths that God sets up as commandments were not given to us to be considered in the abstract; they are to be acted on. This sets up a dynamic between goodness and truth: to think of doing something good is itself a truth, and likewise a truth becomes a good thing when we will it and do it
Spirituality in Practice Blog
Swedenborg’s principles for spiritual living can be applied in practical ways to everything from controversial current events to everyday challenges–so you can grow in love and wisdom.See All
Scholars on Swedenborg Blog
Articles written by Swedenborgian academics with an emphasis on how religious pluralism has been used to solve some of the most pressing issues of the past and present.See All
New Century Edition Team Blog
Articles from our New Century Edition team on interesting finds that come up during the translation and editing of Swedenborg's voluminous collection of theological works.See All
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