The idea of being “born of water and spirit” may be familiar to Christians, but what it truly means can be relevant to people from all backgrounds. In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose explore the true spiritual meaning of that phrase through the lens of eighteenth-century theologian Emanuel Swedenborg. Read more
Swedenborg Foundation Releases New Book Title The Moment Is Now: Carl Bernhard Wadström’s Revolutionary Voice on Human Trafficking and the Abolition of the African Slave Trade
In this twenty-second installment in the Swedenborg Studies scholarly series, former Harvard history fellow Anders Hallengren leads a multidisciplinary effort with other leading international scholars to demonstrate the influence that abolitionist and author Carl Bernhard Wadström (1746–99) and the leading reformers of his time have had over the years on issues concerning the slave trade, oppression, and racism. The Moment Is Now includes the proceedings of The International Carl Bernhard Wadström Conference on Human Rights and the Abolition of Slavery, which was held in London on June 2–4, 2015.
In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose show us how heavenly homes get made. Read more
We’re excited to now offer Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture from the UK-based Swedenborg Society in our online bookstore! Read more
Our expert panel has gathered to answer viewer questions with the help of the writings of eighteenth-century spiritual teacher Emanuel Swedenborg. Read more
What’s the story behind a Swedenborgian minister changing his name from Herman Vetterling to Philangi Dàsa, founding and editing the first Buddhist periodical in America, and publishing a fat book called Swedenborg the Buddhist? It’s complicated. Read more