the system of philosophical and religious doctrines of Emanuel Swedenborg, emphasizing the spiritual structure of the universe, the possibility of direct contact with spirits, and the divinity of Christ. This provided the basis for the New Jerusalem Church (or New Church) founded by Swedenborg's followers
- Swedenborgian, noun, adjective
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How to use Swedenborgianism in a sentence
Swedenborgianism, symbolism, socialism, appealed to him as they might to a mystic or an idealist.
Who are attracted by Swedenborgianism and some of the other fine and delicate 'isms?'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Unitarianism, Swedenborgianism, and Universalism mingled in happy fraternity.
But if this be Swedenborgianism, who of us is there that will not bid it God speed?The Galaxy, June 1877 | Various
As a philosophy Swedenborgianism is the exact opposite of Materialism.The Religious Life of London | J. Ewing Ritchie