Dr. Ian Thompson, the New Zealand-born nuclear physicist, says it is. He recently published a book entitled Starting Science from God. In it, he advances an argument that science and religion to not need to be in conflict. He believes it is plausible to posit that there is a God, and to develop a theistic […]
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Teachings of the Second Advent of Jesus Christ
Rotch Edition of Swedenborg’s inspired w
The Rotch Edition is unique since it was produced under the auspices of a major publisher, the Riverside Press of Houghton Mifflin. This presumably produced an editorially polished piece of work. It is thus of interest to compare the Rotch with completely in-house editions.
Kirven’s “A Concise Overview of Swedenbo
A scholarly but highly readable study guide, with discussion questions and organized readings. From the Introduction: ” This course is an “overview”that it involves a somewhat cursory view of the theology found in the whole body of Swedenborg’s theological writings, and also in the sense that this content will be seen as much as possible as […]
Full Swedenborg Concordance now on line
Kingslake’s “Inner Light” is now online
Brian Kingslake’s superb introduction to the teachings of the Second Coming, Inner Light; Swedenborg Explores the Spiritual Dimension, is now online on the Swedenborg Digital Library. The text is lively and covers a lot of territory in a remarkably short space. One of the few introductory works that I’m aware of that you can hand […]
The Lord God Jesus Christ on Marriage In...
Positive marriage-related teachings or images are cited repeatedly throughout the Bible. God created man, male and female, in His “image” and “likeness.” (Genesis 1: 26-28) God saw that it was not good for man to be alone and created a companion for him and this explains why a man leaves his parents and is joined to […]
Kant and Swedenborg
The influential German philosopher Immanuel Kant has traditionally been thought to be very critical of Swedenborg and his work, based on a book Kant wrote, Träume eines Geistersehers (Dreams of a Spirit-Seer). However, close examination of the documents involved suggests that Kant had a more positive view of Swedenborg than has traditionally been thought. For details, […]
Questions: About angels, free will, the ...
On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 5:56 PM, email@example.com wrote: Re: A Quesion Hello Swedenborg project. Swedenborg is a interesting fellow, I have been studying him, on my own, for a few months. I recently became interested in him and am still learning much. My question, Swedenborg states that angel’s are former humans, and not […]
New online versions of Marguerite Beck B...
Block’s book is the most definitive – and readable – history of the organized “Swedenborgian” church or “New Church” up to the time of its publication in 1932. However, many of the issues of doctrine and church politics it reviews are still current (e.g. see Do We Need Church Organizations? or So Who Should Run […]
On a Classmate’s Passing
Her turn has come in the great democracy of death, where all of us will follow, though we know not the day nor the hour. But, right now, she is gone but we remain. Why? There are no accidents. Jesus has left us here this long for a reason. What unfinished business can there be, […]