Swedenborg & Life

Featured on our offTheLeftEye YouTube channelSwedenborg & Life is a weekly web series that explores life and death through the uplifting perspectives of eighteenth-century spiritual philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg. Each week, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose from the Swedenborg Foundation examine an intriguing new topic from Swedenborg’s afterlife explorations, which could include anything from Bible interpretations to modern near-death experiences and more. Tune in every Monday night at 8 p.m. ET, or catch up now by watching our most recent episodes below.

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Schedule of Upcoming Episodes

All episodes premiere Monday nights at 8:00 pm ET

November 11 @ 8:00 pm ET – Good Question! Episode 10

November 18 @ 8:00 pm ET – Swedenborg & Life: What Would a City of Angels Be Like?

November 25 @ 8:00 pm ET – Swedenborg & Life LIVE: TBA

December 2 @ 8:00 pm ET – Good Question! Giving Tuesday Part 1!

December 9 @ 8:00 pm ET – Good Question! Giving Tuesday Part 2!

December 16 @ 8:00 pm ET – Swedenborg & Life LIVE: TBA

This Week’s Episode

Watch on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. ET by tuning in to our YouTube channel. Not available then? Subscribe to offTheLeftEye and save episodes to your Watch Later list by clicking the “+Add to” button.

Good Question! Episode 10

Aired Monday November 11, at 8 p.m. ET

Broadcast live, we’re here to share our collective knowledge and experiences in response to your live questions about spiritual growth and more!

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Previous Episodes

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What Turning the Other Cheek Really Means – Swedenborg & Life Live

Aired Monday November 4, 2019

We dig into the deep, spiritual symbolism within Jesus’s teaching to turn the other cheek: the left cheek, the right cheek, and how putting it all together gives us a vision of the Lord’s constant protection of us.

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8 Meditations on Innocence – Swedenborg & Life

Aired Monday October 28, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET

What does innocence really mean? Is it just about ignorance? Or is there something deeper that’s part of angelic wisdom? We’ll meditate on what Swedenborg learned about innocence while viewing beautiful paintings of angels.

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About Swedenborg & Life

Host Curtis Childs from the Swedenborg Foundation and featured guests explore topics from Swedenborg’s eighteenth-century writings about his spiritual experiences and afterlife explorations and discuss how they relate to modern-day life and death in a lighthearted and interactive live webcast format.
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About offTheLeftEye

When we wake up in heaven, Swedenborg tells us, angels roll a covering from off of our left eye so that we can see everything in a spiritual light. The offTheLeftEye YouTube channel uses an array of educational and entertaining video formats to look at life and death through an uplifting spiritual lens.
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