Did you miss an episode and want to quickly catch up, or do you simply prefer reading instead of watching? Check out our collection of written episode recaps, featuring can’t-miss moments from episodes of our weekly webcast series Swedenborg & Life. Browse all of our written recaps by date and topic below.
As of mid-April 2020, we will not be adding new recaps to this archive, in preparation for a dedicated offTheLeftEye website, launching summer 2020. We’re excited to serve our community with this new resource as soon as possible!
Do evil spirits work through psychopaths? What does it mean when the Bible says “the meek shall inherit the earth”? Does Swedenborg say anything about the best way to pray? Our panel of Swedenborgian thinkers tackle these questions and more in the latest installment of our “10 Questions” series. Read more
Join us as Swedenborg and Life host Curtis Childs explores Swedenborg’s spiritual writings about the inner meaning of the fourth chapter of the book of Revelation—and the powerful relevance it has to our lives right now. Read more
The heaven we see in popular culture doesn’t necessarily seem like a fun place. Will we really be playing golden harps in clouds for all eternity? What if you don’t like harp music? What if you get bored? In this episode, we explore the very different image of heaven found in Swedenborg’s writings. Read more
Our expert panel members tackle viewer questions on God and gender, our purpose in life, suicide, the divine nature of the Bible, numerology, seeing loved ones who have crossed over, and much more! Read more
Our eyes and minds are accustomed to taking in and processing information, but optical illusions show that we don’t always get this right. If we can misinterpret things in front of our very eyes, what else might we be missing? Read more
Swedenborg’s dream journal gives us a front-row seat for the physical and mental experiences he went through during the period of his spiritual awakening. Do his descriptions offer clues about how we can recognize an awakening in ourselves? Read more
Is there another way of understanding the meaning of Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection? Swedenborg offers some perspectives. Read more
You have questions, they have . . . some perspectives to consider on baptism, angels, loved ones in heaven, and how literally to take Swedenborg. Read more
Swedenborg tells us that water corresponds to truth. In this episode, we take a closer look at all the forms that water can take and what it can teach us about relating to truth and love. Read more
We may think of conscience as the nagging voice that tells us not to eat that cookie, but what if it was actually the gateway to heaven? Read more