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. 

Beginning September 20 at 4 PM, in the Library. 
Join in our Fall Film Viewing & Discussions:

Wed. Oct. 18, 2–3 PM: "The Chosen" series 3, episode 5.

Fri. Oct. 20, 2-3 PM: "Gnosticism" Part 1 / Film & Discussion

Wed. Oct. 25, 2-3 PM: "The Chosen," series 3, episode 6. 

Fri. Oct. 27, 2-3 PM: "Gnosticism" Part 2 / Film & Discussion

Wed. Nov. 1, 2-3 PM "The Chosen" series 3, episode 7.

Fri. Nov. 3, 2-3 PM "Gnosticism" Part 3 / Film & Discussion

Join Us to View "The Chosen" series 3 on Wednesdays / 2 PM
If you haven't seen the new series about the ministry of Jesus (available to view on Amazon Prime), we recommend this creative imagining designed to appeal to a contemporary audience. 

Catch up on the first two series at home, which takes the story up to the Sermon on the Mount. Then, join us on Wednesday afternoons starting in mid-September to view episodes of series 3 followed by short discussion. In the Swedenborg Library. 
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.