The following sites provide resources for those looking for more information about the New Church and/or Swedenborg’s writings. The New Church in Australia does not necessarily endorse the views expressed by these sites, but hope you will find them interesting and useful.
The New Age is a magazine of the New Church in Australia and is available online or in hardcopy. It includes some thought provoking articles as well as news and updates from Societies around Australia and New Zealand.
The Australian New Church College provides study courses for all those who have a passion for the Word and the Heavenly Doctrines and who are seeking to work with divine truths as the basis for leading a spiritual life.
Logopraxis simply means “to practise the Word” and describes an approach to engaging with truths of Divine revelation as the basis for a daily spiritual practice. Logopraxis not only offers a framework for personal inner work and spiritual growth through integrating spiritual truths into life but it also offers a basis for cultivating a deeper sense of spiritual community through its online and face to face small group networks.
The Swedenborg Association of Australia aims to serve the wider interests that individuals have in Emanuel Swedenborg the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the influence of his thought and particularly the invaluable insights in the theological writings that he penned.
The Upper Room’s mission is to provide opportunities for people to experience the Lord God Jesus Christ in their midst through the practise of His Word. They provide a place to meet and share in the goodness of what the Lord is doing.
The Adelaide New Church is a Church society affiliated to the New Church in Australia, they are a spiritually focussed community seeking to learn how to be more loving and understanding in their interactions with others. The Church’s online presence at this link includes some additional resources.
The New Church in Canberra meets in Ainslie and is affiliated to the New Church in Australia. They strive to be a supportive, open and welcoming community of individuals actively applying the spiritual principles of goodness and truth in all aspects of their personal lives and through it positively affecting the lives of themselves and others. They believe there’s great value in spiritual truths and on this page they want to share some with you and then leave you to think about them for yourself.
The InnerSense Journal is a forum for the creation of a community in dialogue about spirituality in many forms.
New Church Life is a monthly magazine devoted to the teachings revealed through Emanuel Swedenborg. It is the official journal of the General Church of the New Jerusalem and has been published continuously since 1881.
The Swedenborg Project is a US based organisation dedicated to spreading the ideas of a new Christianity, based on the theological and philosophical works of Emanuel Swedenborg. The Project carries out efforts to translate and publish works that relate to New Christian or Swedenborgian thought, and to promote education.
This page on the Swedenborg Project’s website contains a long list of links to other Swedenborg related resources.
The Swedenborg Foundation is a US-based organisation that serves to publish, preserve, and promote the life-guiding principles of Emanuel Swedenborg. In addition to book publishing, the Foundation also produces faith and spirituality-based multimedia content on a regular basis.
The Dictionary of Correspondences is a dictionary of representatives and significatives, derived from the Word of the Lord, extracted from the writings of Swedenborg.
The Lord’s New Church which is Nova Hierosolyma (The Lord’s New Church) is an international church with several locations around the world. They are a branch of what is commonly called The New Church, also known as the Swedenborgian Church.
The Swedenborg Association of Australia is a group of individuals who seek to promote, in themselves and in others, an awareness and appreciation of the intellectual and spiritual riches that Emanuel Swedenborg gave the world.
Based in the UK The Swedenborg Society runs an online bookshop. They aim to stock a comprehensive and constantly evolving range of literature – reflective of Swedenborg’s fascinating ideas and their cultural significance. They post books worldwide.
Spiritual Wisdom Publishing is a publishing arm of the General Conference of the New Church, based in the UK.
They sell books published by both Seminar Books and Spiritual Wisdom Publishing which are not easily available elsewhere.
The Swedenborg Digital Library was developed by the Swedenborg Project.
Hurstville New Church Media
The Hurstville New Church is located in Hurstville in south Sydney. They value building a church community that offers family and individual personal support, the opportunity to share experiences, and to nourish each other spiritually. At this link they share video and recordings of their services.
Todd Beiswenger’s YouTube Channel
Todd Beiswenger is currently serving as pastor at Hurstville New Church. On his YouTube Channel he shares some recordings of services and other talks he has given.
Swedenborg vbooks is a project focussed on promoting the spiritual revelations given to Emanuel Swedenborg over the last 26 years of his life when he explored and documented the spiritual world and the realm of the after life. People today are often time starved and this work seeks to put his books into a video/audio format that will benefit the viewers in their own spiritual journey to the Lord and the Resurrection.
Housed in a historic building in West Chester Pennsylvania USA, is the Swedenborg Foundation, publisher of the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg in the US for over 150 years. They also publish works that relate to Swedenborg’s influence on the arts, religion, theology, psychology, and literature.
offTheLeftEye looks at life and death through the spiritual perspectives of Emanuel Swedenborg. They post an array of educational and entertaining video formats including a live weekly webcast with host Curtis Childs from the Swedenborg Foundation. They cover the afterlife, angels and spirits, near-death experiences, God, spirituality, and more, and try to balance these faith-based topics with evidence-based research from subject experts.