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.
Although Blake was almost certainly influenced by both the Swedenborgians and visionary Lutheranism, he was not persuaded by either, ultimately preferring his own theological universe.
(60) As Mullock admitted, his intention was to provide a more comprehensive overview of the heresies of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, "but, then he considered that it would be out of proportion with the remainder of the Work." Accordingly, he inserted a short encyclopedic entry detailing the upsurge and spread of Rationalism, Hernhutters or Moravians, Swedenborgians or New Jerusalemites, Methodism, Mormonism, and German Catholicism.
The "autobiographical" hero is constantly in the presence of priests belonging to the communities of Presbyterians, Universalists, Unitarians, Transcendentalists, Catholics, Swedenborgians, or Mormons, by which Brownson alludes to various stages of his cognitive-religious-philosophic life.
came from relatively unorthodox religious backgrounds: Christine's family were in the Plymouth Brethren, and C.B.'s family were Swedenborgians; however, their daughter recalls her parents both as confirmed atheists.
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.
Wilson's lively and accessible writing introduces readers to spiritualism, millennialism, the temperance and social purity movements, Swedenborgians, and Mormons.
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 title of Hogarth's article, "The New Jerusalem," is a phrase used by Swedenborgians in reference to Swedenborgianism itself.
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.