Right: Library speaker Jerry Leitner discusses the gospel of Mary Magdala, a Common Ground program. Due to its size, the group gathered in James Parlor, on the second floor of 77 W. Washington St. for this program. 

Upcoming Events & Programs

Swedenborg's "New Jerusalem & Its Heavenly Doctrines" discussion

Join us for a discussion of this brief work that summarizes Swedenborg's theology. We will view a video presentation and discuss. Copies of the book are available from the Library. 

Join in our Film Viewing & Discussions: 
Friday, January 26, 2024, 2 PM: "Gnostic Traces in Western Religion" and "Gnosticism in the Modern Imagination."

Wednesday, January 31, 1:30 PM: "New Jerusalem" video and discussion, on "Piety."

Friday, February 2, 2024, 2 PM: Catch up viewing on the Gnostics series.

Wednesday, February 7, 1:30 PM: "New Jerusalem" video and discussion, on "Conscience."

Friday, February 9, 2 PM: "Understanding the New Testament" film, "The Paradox of the New Testament," and "Jewish Origins of Christian Faith."

Wednesday, February 14, 1: 30 PM: "New Jerusalem" video and discussion, on "Freedom."




Now available from the Swedenborg Library: An Introducing Swedenborg: Correspondences" by Gary Lachman
In this brief introduction, Gary Lachman gives an accessible overview of the many fascinating ways in which Swedenborg’s system of correspondences has impacted upon the past 250 years. Available in hardcover from the Swedenborg Library for $8 by contacting us at Info@SwedLib.org, or via download at the Swedenborg Foundation for $1.99 in either an E-pub or Kindle format. For more information on the electronic format, click on the image of the book at right to go to the Swedenborg Foundation page.