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Swedenborg & the Work of the Foundation
Established in 1849, the Swedenborg Foundation serves to publish, preserve, and promote the life-guiding principles of eighteenth-century Christian mystic and spiritual teacher Emanuel Swedenborg through a variety of spiritual growth books and webcasts.
Part of that mission is to make Swedenborg's writings accessible to all, so we've made translations of his works available for free download! Choose from our in-progress New Century Edition Series and the older Redesigned Standard Edition.
New Century Edition
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Discover a quick introduction to Swedenborg and download his most accessible writings for beginnersMore
Watch and Read
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Support Our Independent Publishing Program
Explore more of Emanuel Swedenborg’s ideas about this life and the next through our wide selection of printed books and e-books. As part of our mission to make Swedenborg's writings accessible, our New Century Edition books are available for free download!
Heaven and Hell is Swedenborg's most popular book and his fullest report of his experiences in the other world. In it he describes heaven, hell, and the world of spirits that lies between them.Free Download
Ways to Engage
Learn the basics of Emanuel Swedenborg's theology, and delve deeper into specific concepts that he discovered and documented during his 30 years of experiences in the spiritual world.More
Support Our Work
Your tax-deductible donation helps fund our educational publications and programs — an invaluable part of our mission to share Swedenborg’s spiritually uplifting perspectives with the world! In addition to donating, you can also become an annual member of the Swedenborg Foundation by visiting our Membership page.
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“Heaven is wishing better for others than for ourselves with all our heart and serving others for the sake of their own happiness, not for any selfish goal but for love.”