“Reading Swedenborg” E2: Divine Love and Wisdom §1-10


Join Rev. Thom in Episode 2 of our “Reading Swedenborg” podcast. In this episode, we discuss Sections 1-10 in Swedenborg’s Divine Love and Wisdom, which dive straight into some profound and fundamental themes in Swedenborg.

You can access the text online for free, as well as purchase the latest translation at the Swedenborg Foundation’s website: https://swedenborg.com/product/divine-love-wisdom-nce/




“Woman, Child, Wings, Dragon, Earth” -Rev. Shada Sullivan


In this sermon, delivered at the Church of the Holy City in Wilmington, DE, Rev. Shada Sullivan explores “New Church Day”, the birth of the Swedenborgian Church, and how this key concept in Swedenborg’s theology and vision of the future relates to the often mysterious Book of Revelation.


Click below for a printable PDF version of Rev. Shada’s sermon:

Woman, Child, Wings, Dragon, Earth -Rev. Shada Sullivan


Rev. Shada Sullivan is a graduate of  United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia and The Center for Swedenborgian Studies in Berkeley, CA. She grew up in Australia, and  came to the United States in 1994 to attend Bryn Athyn College, a small Swedenborgian liberal arts college outside of Philadelphia. She has spent time as a chaplain as a stay-at-home Mom, and as leader of the sermon writing team at NewChurch Live (newchurchlive.tv). She now lives in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two children and serves the Church of the Holy City in Wilmington as Pastor.

“Becoming a Living Soul” -Rev. Junchol Lee


In this Sermon, Rev. Junchol Lee, pastor at the San Francisco Swedenborgian Church, offers a Swedenborgian interpretation of the biblical creation narrative.

What might this ancient myth tell us about our own inner life, and our being and becoming a truly living soul?


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Rev, Junchol Lee is pastor at the historic San Francisco Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco, CA. He enjoys integrating Eastern and Westerm philosophy and spirituality, eriching his community with deep insight into the teachings of Daoism and Buddhism. He lives with his family in San Francisco.