“Heroes, Saints and Nobodies” -Rev. Robert McCluskey


In this sermon, Rev. Robert McCluskey of Wayfarer’s Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Rev. Robert McCluskey discusses the Swedenborgian perspective on the ideas of “heroes” and “saints”.


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_”Heroes, Saints, and Nobodies”_- Rev. Robert McCluskey



Rev. Robert McCluskey, B.A., M.A., is a graduate of the Swedenborg School of Religion, and was ordained into the Swedenborgian Church of North America in 1984.

Rev. McCluskey has pastored Swedenborgian churches in Portland, Maine and New York City, and for 17 years served as Swedenborgian representative to the National Council of Churches. 

He currently serves Wayfarer’s Chapel, the National Monument to Emanuel Swedenborg, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.



“The Tantric Teacher of Ancient Greece” -Birrell Walsh, PhD


Birrell Walsh, PhD, discusses the teachings of the influential Greek mystic/philosopher Diatima, and their relation to Swedenborgian love-theology.


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The Tantric Teacher of Ancient Greece


Birrell Walsh, PhD is a writer and scholar of comparative religion and mysticism. He has written several novels, as well as poetry and the book “Praying for Others”. He is a regular contributor to “Our Daily Bread”.

Birrell is an active member of the Swedenborgian community at Hillside, an Urban Sanctuary, in El Cerrito, California, where he lives with his wife Nancy.

To explore more of his work, visit http://btwreviews.com/