Emanuel Swedenborg

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Noun1.Emanuel Swedenborg - Swedish theologian (1688-1772)Emanuel Swedenborg - Swedish theologian (1688-1772)  
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I have read somewhat of the theology of the Swedenborgian faith I was brought up in, but I have not read other theological works; and I do not apologize for not liking any.
Quite unlike John Winthrop's theocratic longings in the Puritan colony of Massachusetts, Penn's Quaker woods invited Friends, Mennonites, Brethren, Jews, Catholics, Native Americans, animists, agnostics, Schwinkenfelders, and Swedenborgians into the commonwealth in quest of the common good.
An index of British Nonconformity in Betjemans writings would include General Baptists, Strict and Particular Baptists, Seventh Day Baptists, Wesleyan Methodists, Primitive Methodists, Bible Christians, Plymouth Brethren, Moravians, Lutherans, Independents and Congregationalists, Presbyterians and Unitarians, Quakers, Christian Scientists, Swedenborgians, Sandemanians and Glasites, the Peculiar People, Countess of Huntingdonites, Fifth Monarchists, Covenanters, Millenarians, Muggletonians, Agapemonites, Irvingites, Bryanites, and nondenominationals, as well as those "low church" Anglican parishes that are borderline dissenting--evangelical, reformed, and Calvinistic.
The starburst of the Swedenborgians, as they were called, along with the pillow, both in plush pink, make a colorful display for the Bible, when all three pieces are not packed in plastic, in a cardboard box on a shelf.
Her research involves four types of groups: (1) communities of faith, including Neo-Pagans, Swedenborgians, Vedanta, Spiritualists, Unity, and Theosophists; (2) alternative, complementary, and integrative healing, such as Reiki, acupuncture, homeopathy, and energy medicine; (3) psychology, including past life regression, astral travel, and shamanic healing; and (4) mystical arts, drumming, poetry, and spiritual belly dancing.
The first line relates Swedenborg to Blake's writings--so, for example, Rix suggests links between Swedenborgian ideas of the Divine Human and some of Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience; from there he goes on to discuss how Blake's poems may have been received by later Swedenborgians; and from there he discusses in detail the nature of the parody of Swedenborg in the Marriage.
Inuit chants rub shoulders with spirituals, hymns from all denominations stand alongside poems by Muslims, Jews, Bahais, Swedenborgians, Sufis, and Christians of every persuasion; there are translations from Arabic and Yiddish, as well as Native American languages.
Elsewhere, continuing interest in the Brownings among present day Swedenborgians is reflected in Richard Lines's article, "Swedenborgian Ideas in the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning," appearing in a special issue of the Journal of the Swedenborg Society (vol.
The Enlightenment's religious traction in the nineteenth century was limited to small circles of intellectuals and to dedicated religious communities, such as the Swedenborgians and various utopians.