In this week’s episode of Swedenborg and Life, host Curtis Childs examines three complex ideas that work together to answer these questions: the evil tendencies of human beings (keep an eye out for the Latin word proprium), the hemispheres of the brain, and the connection of an infinite God with his finite people. Read more
From seeing a more intimate relationship between heaven and earth to recognizing a depth of meaning beyond the letter of the Bible, the parallels found between Swedenborg and the kabbalah shed some light on how these two great traditions may share a common ground in understanding the reality of the Divine. Read more
In this week’s episode of Swedenborg and Life, host Curtis Childs looks into the idea of spiritual energy (comparing it to the energy that human beings get from the sun), converting from a polluting energy source to a clean one, the “energy” of the human soul, and how to maintain a renewable and dependable spiritual energy source. Read more
Is our sense of self just an illusion, as many religious traditions claim? And if we are one with God on a fundamental level, does that mean that God has the only truly real sense of self? Read more
In this episode, the Swedenborg and Life team takes viewers through an exploration of Swedenborg’s spiritual experiences, comparing the process of physical fermentation to a spiritual, mental, and emotional process called “spiritual fermentation” that tells us about the way we grow and adapt to life spiritually. Read more
The one-hundredth episode of our weekly webcast Swedenborg and Life will air on May 9, 2016, at its usual time of 8 p.m. Eastern. To help celebrate this milestone, we’re inviting fans of the show to come and watch the episode live as it is broadcast over our offTheLeftEye YouTube channel. Read more
In this episode of Swedenborg and Life, host Curtis Childs takes viewers through three conversations between angels about the nature of God, marriage, love, and wisdom according to the written adventures of eighteenth-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg.
While Swedenborg didn’t believe in reincarnation, his descriptions of spiritual growth are strikingly similar to Hindu teachings on the cycle of death and rebirth. Read more
By popular demand, the Swedenborg Foundation is now offering episodes of our weekly webcast Swedenborg and Life as an audio-only podcast.
Each week, Curtis Childs guides YouTube viewers through a different facet of Swedenborg’s interfaith theology in an effort to explore the spiritual nature of everything in life. Swedenborg and Life will broadcast its 100th episode on May 9th. Read more