Connect with Others

If you’re interested in learning about other Swedenborgian communities and resources, check out our helpful list of websites, social media communitieslibraries, institutions, and churches below.

 


Websites


Heavenly Doctrines.org

Stairs Project of the Academy of the New Church Theological School

Website: www.heavenlydoctrines.org

A searchable archive of all the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg in English and the original Latin. The site also includes collections of related literature.

 

New Christian Bible Study Project

Website: https://newchristianbiblestudy.org/

Explore the inner meaning of the Bible, spiritual topics, and translations of Swedenborg’s theological writings in many languages. The site also includes an advanced search engine that will search through many different translations of the Bible, Swedenborg’s theological writings, and other related content.

 


Social Media Communities


Heaven and Hell Facebook

Join over 400,000 fans discussing the afterlife on our community Facebook page. If you’re interested in what you see, like the page to receive inspirational Swedenborg quotes in your newsfeed!

offTheLeftEye YouTube Channel

Join more than 45,000 subscribers on our YouTube channel. You’ll find an array of educational and entertaining video formats including our live weekly webcast, Swedenborg and Life, which broadcasts live every Monday night!

Swedenborg Foundation on Twitter

Swedenborg Foundation Facebook

Swedenborg Foundation Tumblr

 


Libraries and Organizations with Swedenborgian Collections


Bryn Athyn College
2965 College Drive, P.O. Box 717

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

(267) 502-2543

Website: www.brynathyn.edu
Swedenborg Library: www.brynathyn.edu/academics/swedenborg-library

The Swedenborg Library is home to 110,000 books, periodicals, and special collections. It consists of 35,000 square feet of floor space on three floors and houses the world’s largest collection of Swedenborg’s works, among other rare collections.

 

Center for Swedenborgian Studies of the Graduate Theological Union

1798 Scenic Ave.

Berkeley, CA 94706

(510) 849-8228

Website: https://css.gtu.edu/

With a continuously operating graduate school program for religious training and scholarship since 1866 in five successive locations in Boston and recently Berkeley, the school known variously as the New Church Theological School, Swedenborg School of ReligionSwedenborgian House of Studies, and now Center for Swedenborgian Studies (CSS) became an affiliate center of the Graduate Theological Union on July 1, 2015. The Center’s offerings are multi-disciplinary with strengths in theology, the arts, spirituality, history, and biblical studies. In addition, the Center emphasizes inter-religious engagement, cultural studies, and personal spiritual formation. CSS functions as a think-tank for Swedenborgian studies globally, as well as the official seminary of the Swedenborgian Church of North America.

 

Swedenborg Society

20-21 Bloomsbury Way

London, WC1A 2th, United Kingdom

44 71 405 7986

Website: www.swedenborg.org.uk

The Swedenborg Society is a publisher, library, events space, museum, bookshop and registered charity. In addition to organizing events, lectures, conferences, exhibitions, performances and film screenings they also publish a large selection of literature relating to the work of the philosopher, scientist, inventor, astronomer, mathematician, parliamentary figure and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.

 

Urbana University

579 College Way

Urbana, OH 43078

(937) 484-1400 or 800-7-URBANA

Website: www.urbana.edu

The Swedenborg Memorial Library has rich resources to support your research, including books magazines, newspapers, electronic journals, videos and more.

 

Swedenborg Centre

1 Avon Road, North Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales 2113, Australia

02 9888 1066

Website: www.swedenborg.com.au

The Swedenborg Association of Australia is a group of individuals who seek to promote, in themselves and in others, an awareness and appreciation of the intellectual and spiritual riches that Emanuel Swedenborg gave the world.

 

Swedenborg Library

77 W. Washington Street Room 1700

Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 346-7003

Website: https://www.swedlib.org/

The Swedenborg Library in Chicago, Illinois is dedicated to practical spirituality. The Library’s collection includes the work of 18th-century Swedish scientist and theologian Emanuel Swedenborg among its spiritual-topic books. The Library sponsors educational programs and workshops for the public.

 

Swedenborg Open Learning Centre, England

Website: www.swedenborg-openlearning.org.uk

The Swedenborg Open Learning Centre supports study of and reflection on the Biblical Word, the theological works of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) and the personal and pastoral application of the principles of life described in these works. This web site is intended for people who wish to undertake some study of Swedenborg’s theological principles.

 

Swedenborg Scientific Association

P.O. Box 757

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Website: www.thenewphilosophyonline.org

The Swedenborg Scientific Association publishes translations of Swedenborg’s scientific works and also publishes books related to Swedenborg’s scientific thought and influence. Their site features back issues of their journal,The New Philosophy.

 

Swedenborg Verlag

Apollostrasse 2, CH-8032, Zurich, Switzerland

044 383 59 44

Website: www.swedenborg.ch

 


Churches


The Swedenborg Foundation is not a church, and while we want to encourage people to learn about Swedenborg, it is not our mission to evangelize or to push our visitors into joining a particular church or organization. The list of denominations below is provided only for informational purposes for those who would like to explore Swedenborg’s teachings in a church setting.

Each denomination maintains a list of local congregations on their website, and the sites will also give you a feeling for how each group differs from the others.

Online Congregations and Worship

 

New Church Live

Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Road Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Website: https://www.newchurchlive.tv/

A weekly livestreamed church service, Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Based on the progressive Christian theology of the New Church, New Church Live focuses on looking to God for help in crafting a purposeful life of service.

 

SwedenborgianCommunity.org

Website: https://swedenborgiancommunity.org/

Our mission is to create a vibrant online spiritual community available 24/7 for Swedenborgians and seekers around North America and the globe to explore, share and deepen their faith and connection to the Swedenborgian Church.

 

Denominations

Visit the denomination websites to see location of local congregations

 

The New Church (also known as the General Church of the New Jerusalem)

P.O. Box 743, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

(267) 502-4911

Website: www.newchurch.org

New Church Audio

Website: www.newchurchaudio.org

The mission of New Church Audio is to preserve New Church audio recordings and to make them available to those who desire to hear the Lord’s Word. Some offerings are available for downloading and all may be purchased on cassette or CD. This collection includes worship services, doctrinal classes, audio books, addresses, special events and symposia from New Church societies across North America, with new events being added weekly.

 

The Swedenborgian Church of North America (also known as the General Convention)

11 Highland Avenue, Newtonville, MA 02460-1852

(617) 969-4204

Website: www.swedenborg.org

 

The Lord’s New Church

1725 Huntingdon Road, P.O. Box 7, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009-0007

(215) 947-6845

Website: www.thelordsnewchurch.com

 

General Conference of the New Church

20 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH, United Kingdom

Website: www.swedenborg-openlearning.org.uk

 

The New Church in Australia

4 Shirley Road, Roseville NSW 2069

Website: https://newchurch.net.au/

 

Independent Churches

 

Church on the Hill

140 Bowdoin Street, Beacon Hill, MA 02108

617-523-4575

Website: https://churchonthehillboston.org/

 

Ivyland New Church

851 W. Bristol Road, Ivyland, PA 18974

215-957-9760

Website: https://www.ivyland.org/

 

Swedenborgian Church of San Francisco

2107 Lyon Street at Washington Street, San Francisco, CA

(415) 346-6466 or (415) 346-6468

Website: https://www.sfswedenborgian.org/

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