Sacred Scripture (Dole translation)

This is a translation of: Doctrina Nova Hierosolyma de Scriptura Sacra by Emanuel Swedenborg in 1763

Translated into English by George F. Dole


This short work offers a well-structured explanation of how God reveals truths to us via the written Word and how the Old and New Testaments are written by means of correspondences between spiritual and natural things. The literal stories of the Word are important and sacred because they do contain inner layers of meaning.

Created or translated by: George F. Dole

Date of creation: 2014

Credit: Thanks to the Swedenborg Foundation for their permission to use this translation.

Copyright: 2014 Swedenborg Foundation

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License: Used with permission - see terms

About: The Portable New Century Edition, which is published by the Swedenborg Foundation, West Chester, Pennsylvania

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Swedenborg, Emanuel. Sacred Scripture. [Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1763] Translated by George F. Dole. Retrieved from:

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