[sweed-n-bawr-jee-uh n, -gee-]
- of or relating to Emanuel Swedenborg, his religious doctrines, or the body of followers adhering to these doctrines and constituting the Church of the New Jerusalem, or New Church.
- a believer in the religious doctrines of Swedenborg.
Origin of Swedenborgian
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Examples from the Web for swedenborgian
A second time it is Sunday, and they are going to have service in the Swedenborgian chapel.
He had not read them himself, but had found them in the library of his mother, who was a Swedenborgian.
For example, he is a Swedenborgian, and a believer in modern spiritualism.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2
Note that even when he is differing from his teacher, his language is Swedenborgian.William Blake
"Nothing but the power of God," answered the Swedenborgian gravely.Ursula
Honore de Balzac
Word Origin and History for swedenborgian
1791, for Emanuel Svedberg, Swedish mystic and religious philosopher (1668-1772). His followers organized 1788 as The New Church.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper