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How to be Wise -- Swedenborg and Life

What does it mean to be “wise”? How do we pursue wisdom, and how do we recognize it in someone else? Join us, along with Dr. Dan Synnestvedt as we discuss Swedenborg's accounts of his spiritual ...
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Swedenborg and Life: Why Doesn’t God Just Tell Us What’s True? November 10th, 2014

Wouldn't it make things a lot easier if God, or angels, or someone with similar authority just sat us down at age ten and told us exactly what to believe and what to do? Why all this confusion...
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Freedom will always include room for doubt, which means learning how to manage my anxiety about not knowing....

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Swedenborg and Life: Does it Hurt to Die? October 13th, 2014

Should we fear death? What is the experience like for someone who goes through great trauma? Join us, along with guest Tom Rose as we discuss these questions in light of his time s in light...
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Another excellent intro to Swedenborg

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Osteopathy and Swedenborg continues to receive accolades ...

Osteopathy and Swedenborg continues to receive accolades ... | New Church | Scoop.it
The Winter 2013-2014 issue of Chiropractic History contains a review of David Fuller's book, Osteopathy and Swedenborg. The reviewer, Alana Callendar, was “intrigued by it because I had heard of Swedenborgianism as an ...
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“For the chiropractic reader, the new understanding of chiropractic’s founder and his intellectual and philosophical development is the prize in the crackerjack of a book.”

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Swedenborg Minute: What Are Heaven and Hell? - YouTube

Are Heaven and Hell real places? Are they states of mind? Are they just fabrications created by religious organizations? This is Emanuel Swedenborg's take on... (RT @offTheLeftEye: Check out our new series, Swedenborg Minute!
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A place, or a state of mind? Yes.

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Richland County History: Appleseed was no hard-cider man - Mansfield News Journal

Richland County History: Appleseed was no hard-cider man - Mansfield News Journal | New Church | Scoop.it
Richland County History: Appleseed was no hard-cider man
Mansfield News Journal
Ebenezer Rice's farm ledger, 1818-1821, is a valuable record of business on the Ohio frontier and shows lots of whiskey changed hands, little cider.
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Clearing up a terrible exaggeration by an author we want to believe!

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Heaven and Hell: New Century Edition - Swedenborg Foundation

Heaven and Hell: New Century Edition - Swedenborg Foundation | New Church | Scoop.it
Buy in Hardcover$29.95 Deluxe Hardcover Includes an introduction that places the work in its historical context, annotations explaining obscure reference (We have so many ways to read Heaven and Hell, pick your favorite and get started!
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THE U.S. publisher of Swedenborg's stuff. This is the best seller....

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Swedenborg Minute: How to be Spiritual - YouTube

What does it mean to be "spiritual"? How do I get there? An interesting insight on it courtesy of Emanuel Swedenborg.
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Another pithy, bright offering from Curtis Childs.

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Eben Alexander Visits Bryn Athyn: Talk highlights the spiritual side of near-death experiences - Swedenborg Foundation

Eben Alexander, the neuroscientist whose near-death experience (NDE) became the basis for the bestselling book Proof of Heaven, spoke to a packed audience in Bryn Athyn on April 6, 2014. He ...
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Powerful story about real spirituality.....

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Tweet from @swedenborgfound

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"Children who have died are all welcomed by God, brought up in heaven, and taught by angels..."

—Emanuel Swedenborg http://t.co/Hv5BqopDed
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No good news relieves the pain of the loss of a child. And it is good to know that this is the case....

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If you haven't read any of Swedenborg's... - The Faces behind the Pages that Inspire | Facebook

If you haven't read any of Swedenborg's work...I highly recommend it. Heaven and Hell is one of the titles and a... http://t.co/cQ6hHLK9py
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Like the Heaven and Hell facebook page!

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Quote: Emanuel Swedenborg | NHNE Pulse

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“Worship does not consist in prayers and in external devotion, but in a life of kindness.” – Emanuel Swedenborg ……………… RELATED LINKS: • Pulse on Emanuel Swedenborg. • How Near-Death Experiences Are ...
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A great resource for all things near death experience!

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Tiffany stained glass exhibit opens at Munson-Williams-Protor Arts Institute ... - The Rome Observer

Tiffany stained glass exhibit opens at Munson-Williams-Protor Arts Institute ... - The Rome Observer | New Church | Scoop.it
Tiffany stained glass exhibit opens at Munson-Williams-Protor Arts Institute Museum - UTICA – “In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows,” an exhibition of stained glass angels created in 1902 in the renowned studios of Louis...
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Amazing work of art inspired by Emanuel Swedenborg's vision of the inner meaning of the book of Revelation in the New Testament.

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Midterm Elections -- Swedenborg Today

Does Swedenborg have any relevant insights that could be applied to the recent American election results? A reaction to this article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-republicans-ready...
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If all politics is local, all politics is also spiritual....

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The Joy of Spiritual Living - Swedenborg Foundation

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Drawing on decades of group work, the authors offer simple techniques that unlock joy and personal spiritual growth.
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Cutting edge in personal, spiritual development

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Swedenborg and Life: What We Look Like in the Afterlife, July 14th 2014 - YouTube

Will we be beautiful in the afterlife? Will we be ugly? What will we look like, and why? Join us as we read through Swedenborg's accounts of his spiritual ex...
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Swedenborg and Life: Each of Us Is Inwardly a Spirit part 2, June 16th 2014

We'll be looking at part 2 of a chapter "Each of Us Is Inwardly a Spirit". You can download the book that we'll be going through for free as an ebook or pdf here: http://bit.ly/1pyMMWs Donate...
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Subscribe to this more indepth examination of Swedenborg's ideas.

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This week's reading from the Theological... - The SF Swedenborgian Church | Facebook

This week's reading from the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg
True Christianity #766 & 767

766. The Lord is present with each and every human...
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A wider view of the presence of God.

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The Gift of Sexuality | Second Advent Christian™

The Gift of Sexuality | Second Advent Christian™ | New Church | Scoop.it
TIME magazine reported this week that 19% of women who attend college today will be sexually assaulted during their time at university. Let's change this.
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A balanced view of an authentic way of being.

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Salvation | Second Advent Christian™

Salvation | Second Advent Christian™ | New Church | Scoop.it
Too much of religion these days is spent convincing people that they are lost and in need of a savior instead of just sharing the good news of salvation.
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Straight forward enough....

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Where We Worship: Bryn Athyn Cathedral - Philly.com

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Philly.com Where We Worship: Bryn Athyn Cathedral Philly.com New Church members also believe that the Second Coming has already happened, Simons said - not as the arrival of another savior but as information revealed in the 1700s to a...
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The church of my childhood.

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Swedenborg Minute: Communal Feelings in the Afterlife - YouTube

How literally can someone "know how you feel"? Could anyone ever know exactly what someone else is feeling? The above is a summary of Emanuel Swedenborg's re...
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Another wonderful vid from Off the Left Eye

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One of the deepest secrets of being a... - The SF Swedenborgian Church | Facebook

One of the deepest secrets of being a human that Swedenborg reveals: we are our own delights and pleasures... http://t.co/amlCs9vV6P
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Check the terminology: what is "delights" and "pleasures," etc....?

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Tweet from @PurleyCC

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RT @PurleyCC: Today's quote: 'Conscience is God's presence in man.'
Emanuel Swedenborg http://t.co/QiBMnTuxDS
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Good ideas can be repeated and so spread everywhere!

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