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The Church of the New Jerusalem or New Church sprang up in the late eighteenth century based on the writings of Swedish visionary Emanuel Swedenborg. The focus of this history is how the church spread through the United States, from its introduction in Philadelphia shortly after the American Revolution to its development through the nineteenth century. Originally published ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published September 1st 1984 by Swedenborg Foundation Publishers
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Lissa Notreallywolf
Jun 22, 2011 Lissa Notreallywolf rated it really liked it
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This is a reference book for Swedenborgians, the only history of Convention Swedenborgians, the original American branch of a church started in Great Britain in the early 1800's. Emanuel Swedenborg never intended to start a church, but readers in London and Manchester felt it necessary to establish a reform in his name. His writings were imported to the New World as an exemplar of New Latin and used as textbooks for those wishing to study the Enlightenment's universal language. Especially dear ...more
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