We are both an individual and part of a collective. And therein lies the promise. Read more
The year 2019 will see the publication of the New Century Edition’s second deluxe compendium of Swedenborg’s shorter works. The first such volume was The Shorter Works of 1758; the forthcoming volume will contain the five short works Swedenborg originally published in 1763: The Lord, Sacred Scripture, Life, Faith, and Supplements, complete with preface, introduction, annotations, and indexes. Read more
Continuing a book-by-book exploration of the works of eighteenth-century theologian Emanuel Swedenborg, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose go live to explore Heaven and Hell (1758). Read more
In the movie Bird Box, the world has become filled with monsters that kill anyone who looks at them. In order to survive, people must blindfold themselves every time they go outside.
What are the spiritual lessons behind what we choose to see and what we don’t? Swedenborg tells us that seeing can quite literally be believing. Read more
To kick off the new year, we’ll be going through the works of eighteenth-century theologian Emanuel Swedenborg. In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose go live to explore one of Swedenborg’s most influential works, Secrets of Heaven. Read more
Government shutdown. The border wall. New party leadership in Congress. Questions of national leadership and the public good are dominating the news right now, and divisions are deep.
Emanuel Swedenborg offers some thoughts on what makes a good leader:
“[Good leaders] do not control and command but minister and serve, for doing good for others out of a love for what is good is serving, and making sure that it happens is ministering.” (Heaven and Hell §218) Read more
We’re proud to announce our newest publication Seven Days of Spiritual Evolution: The Genesis of Personal Transformation is now available. Read more
The Swedenborg Foundation is proud to announce a brand-new webcast series from the production team behind Swedenborg & Life. Read more
In our last episode, we looked at how the Old Testament stories of the patriarchs can help us understand what Jesus went through. In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose go live to dive deeper into eighteenth-century theologian Emanuel Swedenborg’s understanding of what the Christmas story really means. Read more
In this episode, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose explore how Jesus’s spiritual and psychological development are reflected in Old Testament stories—and can inform our daily life today. Read more