There’s always so much going on at the Swedenborg Foundation! Get all the latest information about book releases, special offers, live events, and more organizational happenings here.
Starting January 15, 2020, the Swedenborg Foundation will begin accepting applications and essays for The offTheLeftEye Experience 2020 Scholarship sponsored by Bryn Athyn College. The scholarship will make it possible for one of our loyal supporters with limited resources to attend the conference by receiving lodging, meals, and a weekend pass to the Experience. Read more
Over the past few months, the offTheLeftEye production team has been hard at work on a brand-new season of our hit webcast Swedenborg & Life, the fourth season since we launched our new format last year. The season’s four core episodes will take a deeper dive into different aspects of the afterlife and what life will be like there. Read more
In January 2019, we launched a brand-new web series on our offTheLeftEye YouTube channel: News from Heaven, a twice-weekly series where host Curtis Childs takes you on a journey through Swedenborg’s writings, examining passages that are difficult, illuminating, or just plain weird and showing you how they can apply to your daily life. Read more
Giving Tuesday was December 3, but we went big and extended it a whole week, and we were grateful at the amazing response from our supporters! Read more
Thanks to everyone who came out and supported us for our first-ever musical gathering! SwedenJam Live 2019, held at the World Café Live in Philadelphia, hosted more than a hundred attendees for an afternoon of offTheLeftEye-inspired music. The afternoon kicked off with Reade McCardell—who composed a lot of the music for the videos on our […] Read more
On Thursday, October 19, 2019, Swedenborg Foundation Executive Director Morgan Beard accepted a Bricks and Mortar Preservation Award from The West Chester Downtown Foundation (WCDF) for a restoration project on Fountain Green, the historic building that houses our offices, in 2016.
On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the New Century Edition (NCE) team hit the most significant milestone they have ever achieved. Latin translator Lisa Hyatt Cooper finished translating all 15 volumes of Secrets of Heaven! Read more
A new season of Swedenborg & Life is about to begin on Monday, September 16th featuring the following new episodes focused on peace, usefulness, innocence, and how to think like an angel so we can experience heaven in the here and now: September 16: How to Find Lasting Inner Peace, Season 3, Episode 1 Inner peace is something most of […] 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.
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