This denomination bases its theology on the work of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), a Swedish scientist and theologian. Swedenborg saw a new Christianity coming into being, revitalized by the Spirit of the Lord. It comprises a number of church organizations. Using the Bible as the foundation for their theology, they see within its pages two parallel stories: the historical account of people, places and events; and within that account a deeper, spiritual reflection of our individual journeys. Thus, they claim, the Bible is alive and fresh today, speaking to us directly about our spiritual growth and pilgrimage.
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
A liberal arts college dedicated to comprehensive instruction in the arts and sciences in the light of the teachings of the New Church also offers Master of Divinity program leading towards ordination as a minister.
General Church of the New Jerusalem
Based on the Bible and the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg, whose mission was to bring the world into a new era of religious understanding. Swedenborg's 35 volumes of theology, which they call the "Writings", set forth the Lord's plan for a rebirth of Christianity, based on a new and clear understanding of who He is in His own Word and in our own lives.
Mission is to educate visitors about the history of religion, using art and artifacts from a variety of cultures and time periods.
How Swedenborgian Are You?
A fun test to determine your Swedenborgianism.
Information Swedenborg Inc
Provides information about Emanuel Swedenborg what he wrote, what has been written about him and his influence on others. Their mission is to increase public interest in Swedenborg.
New Century Edition
In 2000, its 150th year of publishing, the Swedenborg Foundation undertook the largest publishing project of its history: The New Century Edition of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg (NCE), a completely new, contemporary translation with scholarly introductions and annotations.
New Church Vineyard
Sunday school projects, family worship ideas, and other materials providing support for religious education in light of New Church teachings.
The NewEarth Swedenborg BBS
A New Church (Swedenborgian) community center.
The Political Graveyard: Swedenborgian Politicians
A database of political history and cemeteries, with brief biographical entries for 120,948 U.S. political figures, living and dead, from the 1700s to the present.
Articles and information by Leon James on Swedenborgian-based sprititual psychology.
Swedenborg and Modern Science
By Ian J. Thompson. "In this article, I will briefly describe the stages in Swedenborg's life [1688-1772], and outline his mature teachings with particular relevance to what is relevant to the concerns of contemporary science, and to the concerns of those wishing to extend that science."
A nonprofit publisher, book seller, and educational organization. Publishes the theological works of Emanuel Swedenborg, contemporary books and videos on spiritual growth, offers lectures and workshops, and maintains a library of Swedenborgian literature.
The Swedenborg Society
Established in 1810 as an academic publishing house focusing on the works of Swedenborg and related materials. Includes a catalogue of publications and archive listings. Enquiries relating to Swedenborgian research are welcome.
Several articles on the Swedenborgian Church and Emanuel Swedenborg. A source of information for deeper understanding of religious subjects.
Swedenborgian Church of North America
The original church organization basing its theology on the work of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), a Swedish scientist and theologian.
Swedenborgian House of Studies
An institution to prepare qualified men and women for Swedenborgian ministries, to serve as a center for spiritual growth and Swedenborgian scholarship, and to make its resources available to the Church and community.
The purpose of this forum is to openly discuss the works of Swedenborg and the Swedenborgian Church.
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