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!
In this episode, Curtis Childs and featured guests put their heads together with the spiritual writings of eighteenth-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg to answer these pressing questions. Read more
In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests delve into Swedenborg’s fascinating accounts of a spiritual Last Judgment. We won’t find prophecies of fire and brimstone here—instead, he stressed God’s infinite love and mercy. Read more
We’ve spent more than one hundred episodes discussing Emanuel Swedenborg’s writings, so it might be time to step back and examine his work as a whole. His perspectives on the afterlife, God, the Bible, and spiritual growth may already have influenced your life more than you think. Read more
In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests explore how Swedenborg’s description of the relationship between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit differs from conventional Christian descriptions—and why it matters to religious and non-religious people alike! Read more
The Swedenborg and Life panel has reconvened to discuss your questions about God, existence, religion, spirituality, the afterlife, and more! Read more
According to Swedenborg, the physical world and the spiritual world interact to form thought as we know it. Read more
In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests explore eighteenth-century Christian mystic and philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg’s accounts of how we pass from earthly life to the afterlife. Read more
In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests discuss how the human mind is like soil in which both spiritual and earthly truths can be planted like seeds and can multiply without end. Read more
The more we learn about the dark, the easier it is to move into the light. With those words, host Curtis Childs launches into an episode about the dark side of Swedenborg’s spiritual experiences. Read more
In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests explore what eighteenth-century Christian mystic and philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg had to say about Jesus’s predictions on the end times as written in the Bible—specifically, in chapter 24 of the book of Matthew. What could these Bible passages mean for humanity? Read more