Scholars have debated energetically the nature and extent of Swedenborg’s influence on Blake for a century. Rebecca Esterson argues that the most apt metaphor for Blake’s relationship to that other seer is sparring partner.Continue Reading
Scholars on Swedenborg
Our Scholars on Swedenborg blog features 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.
Famed Zen Buddhist author and teacher D. T. Suzuki saw Emanuel Swedenborg as the key to mutual understanding between East and West.Continue Reading
The time is right to hark back to the Swedenborgian origins of religious pluralism for some useful reflection as we contemplate where we are today and how to respond to the beast of Islamophobia.Continue Reading
According to Swedenborg, parts of the Bible’s literal content may be both apparently untrue and yet critically important to the structure of the Bible’s truth. How can this be?Continue Reading