Emanuel Swedenborgs skrifter

En ny filosofi för en ny kyrka i en ny värld


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Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) var en svensk forskare, ingenjör och filosof som ägnade sina 30 sista år åt att skriva teologiska verk, både bibeltolkning och mer filosofiska verk om Guds natur, mänsklighet, verklighet och liv efter döden. Vi erbjuder hans stora verk här (se länkar i vänstra kolumnen. Eller om du vill sök / sortera efter språk, finns det här en länk som hjälper dig att göra det. Du kommer att se översättningar på engelska, portugisiska, franska, spanska, norska, svenska, nederländska, tyska och koreanska.

Om du ser att ett visst verk inte erbjuds på ditt föredragna språk, se till att du läser vår Fler Swedenborgsöversättningar-sida där vi har samlat ytterligare 70 översättningar på en mängd olika språk. Översättningarna är läsbara och sökbara here medan de väntar i kön som ska importeras och kopplas till webbplatsens Skriftstudiefunktioner.

För latinska forskare och de som är intresserade av att jämföra och studera översättningar, är varje verk på det ursprungliga latinet också tillgängligt på hela webbplatsen.

Swedenborg skrev att han fick besöka himlen och helvetet och prata med människor där och få insikt in i existensens andliga plan.  Han sa också att det som han skrev kom direkt från Herren och att det blev uppenbart för honom, så att Herren kunde skapa en ny kristen kyrka i världen, korrigera fel som uppstod i de kristna kyrkorna den dagen. Trots dessa extraordinära påståenden bodde Swedenborg själv ödmjukt, undvek att tala inför publik och fastnade i att publicera böcker, inte att försöka organisera en kyrka.

Den här sidan skapas för att dela de teologiska verk och idéer från dem, så att människor kan se och döma själva vilken insikt Swedenborg hade.

Om du är ny till Swedenborg, finns här några arbeten du kanske ska överväga att ta itu med.

“Om Himmel och Helvete” : Detta erbjuder en unik och detaljerad vision om livet efter döden, med människor som väljer himmel eller helvete baserat på de saker de älskar mest i livet.

“Arcana Coelestia (Himmelska hemligheter)” : Detta 12-volymsarbete erbjuder fras-för-fras-analys av den symboliska andliga betydelsen av Första och Andra Mosebok. Det är ett stort företag, men om du vill förstå Gamla testamentet är det en skattekran.

“Den Äktenskapliga kärleken” : Här beskrivs hur manliga och kvinnliga sinnen och andar är utformade för att komplettera varandra, skapa en helhet som är verkligt mänsklig. Några moderna läsare kämpar med att den skrivs ur ett manligt perspektiv, men man kan se genom 1800-talets språk för att omfamna en vision om evigt äktenskap som källa till all glädje i himlen.

&ldquoDen Gudomliga Kärleken och Visheten&rdquo : Om du är intresserad i vetenskap, kan detta vara tilltalande. Den mest filosofiska boken av Skrifterna börjar med förutsättningen att Herren i sig själv är kärlek och går genom den tanken in på andlig verklighet, fysisk verklighet och Guds och mänsklighetens förhållande.

“Den GUdomliga Försynen” : I det här arbetet beskrivs hur Herren verkar i våra liv, håller oss i frihet medan vi kontinuerligt arbetar för att dra oss till kärlek och himmel.

För en komplett och detaljerad lista över Sverigesborgs verk och översättningarna av de som finns tillgängliga på denna sida, ta en titt på vår bibliografi av Swedenborgs teologiska verk.

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Bible Study Talks November 10, 2017:

We just imported 180 of Jonathan Rose's Bible Study classes. These are interesting, in-depth talks with reference links to the Bible, making it easy for you to follow along as you watch the videos. We link from the Bible text to these talks, where relevant references are made. The whole series can also be found here. Many thanks to Jonathan and his team for the permission to use these!


More Search Updates October 24, 2017:

We're making search easier (and more powerful, too but that's another blog post...). If you're reading the Word, in, say, the American Standard translation, and you want to search for a word or phrase in that same translation, there's now a quick search box just above the Next/Previous navigation. Same goes for Swedenborg's works, and for explanations.


Traffic is up! October 23, 2017:

We just topped 140,000 visits for the last 30 days - a new record for us, and a 100% year on year growth rate.


Improved Site Speed October 19, 2017:

Page load times have been cut from a tedious 1.5 seconds in August, to 0.6 seconds in October. We did a bunch of work to optimize data retrieval, and... it's working!


Search Function - Updates! October 6, 2017:

We have been rolling out some search function updates, improving speed, and providing more search and navigation options. The quicksearch function from the main toolbar is back. You might need to clear your browsing history, or close and re-open your browser, if search results aren't showing at first.


No Other Gods October 3, 2017:

Here's another new story explanation from the Swedenborg Foundation, this time about the first commandment, "Thou shalt have no other gods...".


The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse October 2, 2017:

We just posted a new story explanation, on the famed, and feared, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Here's a link to the story..


True Christian Religion, in Chinese September 15, 2017:

We just posted a Chinese translation of the second half of True Christian Religion. Here's a link to section 1.


Heaven and Hell in Italian Sept. 12, 2017:

We just imported an Italian translation of Heaven and Hell done in 2012 by Fondazione Swedenborg in Italy. Here's a link to section 1 of Cielo e inferno.


Czech User Interface Sept. 11, 2017:

For our Czech-speaking friends..., there's now a Czech user interface on the site! With a Czech UI, the Czech Bible, and 10 of Swedenborg's works translated into Czech, it's a good place to be. newchristianbiblestudy.org/cs


Conjugial Love in Italian Sept. 8, 2017:

Here's a just-added Italian translation of one of Swedenborg's works: L’Amore Coniugale.


Heaven and Hell in German and Swedish Sept. 7, 2017:

We've just posted two more translations of Heaven and Hell, one in German, and one in Swedish:
- Himmel und Hölle
- Om Himlen och Helvetet


"Writings for Everyone" Aug. 29, 2017:

We're just wrapping up a highly successful translation-importing summer work session. With help from 5 high school and college students, other volunteers, and our core team, we imported 51 more translations of books of the Writings, bringing the total to 233. We're now offering Swedenborg's works online, linked to the Word and to each other, in 17 languages, which are spoken by more than 3.7 billion people.


Summer Import Blitz Aug. 14, 2017:

Over the last three weeks we have imported over 30 new translations of Emanuel Swedenborg's works. We have covered many different works, in a variety of languages, including: Russian, German, Dutch, Czech, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, and Georgian. Read more about our progress here.


Good News of the Day July 19, 2017:

1. We just imported a Chinese translation of Conjugial Love. That brings the count of Chinese translations to 5! Only 13 more to go.

2. We've had over 1 million visits to the website in the past 12 months! If website traffic continues to grow at the same rate, we'll see 2 million visits in the next 12 months.


Traffic Jump June 30, 2017:

We just topped the 110,000 visits/month threshold. How 'bout that?


The Lord June 27, 2017:

We just imported a New Century Edition translation of one of Swedenborg's works, entitled "The Lord".


"Doctrine of the Lord" in Korean June 26, 2017:

We just imported a Korean translation of Doctrine of the Lord. Take a look!


Life May 25, 2017:

We've just imported another New Century Edition of one of Swedenborg's works, entitled "Life". It's about how to become a good person, and live a good life.


Faith May 17, 2017:

We just imported a New Century Edition translation of one of Swedenborg's works, entitled "Faith".


Busy Week May 12, 2017:

Lots happening this week: A new and improved version of Arcana Coelestia, more videos from our friends at the Swedenborg Foundation, better links from Bible text to related commentary... read more here.


Dutch Interface May 3, 2017:

We just deployed a Dutch interface for the site. The 23 million Dutch speakers of the world can now read the Bible while exploring Swedenborg's works, all in a comfortable language for finding their way around the site. Take a look!


Over 100,000! April 15, 2017:

We just topped the 100,000 visits/month level for the first time, on Easter Sunday!


Easter Commentary April 14, 2017:

In time for Easter, we have added three commentaries by New Christian writers: 1) The Miracles of Jesus Christ, by Rev. John Clowes 2) The Parables of Jesus Christ Explained, by Rev. John Clowes 3) The Path, by Rev. Geoffrey Childs.


Precepts - Round-Tripped April 1, 2017:

We just posted a cleaned-up version of Precepts of the Decalog, a draft outline that Swedenborg wrote in preparation for his 1763 work, Doctrine of the Lord. Here's the link: Precepts of the Decalog.


Monthly visits: 98,000+ April 13, 2017:

We're closing in on the 100,000 visits/month level! It will be fun to achieve that goal.


Explaining the Word March 30, 2017:

We've been adding a bunch of Bible Study commentary to our on-deck circle. Some of it is old, but it's good, and we wanted to make sure you knew it was there. Here's the link: Bible Commentary.


Growing! March 27, 2017:

We welcomed more than 94,000 visitors for the last 30 days; it's more good growth! We're glad you're all finding our site, and we hope you're getting good ideas that you can put to use in your lives. Thanks for visiting, and come back soon!


Cleanup of Latin TCR March 20, 2017:

We just finished a major cleanup/round-trip of the Latin text of Vera Christiana Religio, or, in English, True Christian Religion (TCR). This was Swedenborg's capstone theological work, and with a clean, exportable Latin foundation, future translators will be able to work much faster.


Dear Google, Please Index... March 13, 2017:

We just created new, bigger, better sitemaps to help Google, Bing and other search engines crawl and index the site. We've submitted more than 17 million distinct pages, now, and we're excluding most of the side-by-side comparison pages.


2 Round-trips for Divine Love March 13, 2017:

We just re-processed two English translations of Swedenborg's drafted-but-not-published work, De Divino Amore (Divine Love). They now have links to Bible verses, cross references, and active footnotes.


Over 90,000 Visitors a Month!March 6, 2017:

We just topped the 90,000 visitors/month threshold.


Old Testament Parables? March 3, 2017:

Rev. Edward Craig Mitchell explained 47 Old Testament Parables, in the light of New Christian thought, and... we just imported his explanations. You can find them in the stories table here.


Another German translation! February 27, 2017:

We've imported another German translation of one of Swedenborg's works: "Der Verkehr der Seele und Leib". That makes 2 works fully imported and linked up, and another 13(!) available as .pdf files.


What's the Inner Meaning of the Book of Deuteronomy? February 23, 2017:

We've now added chapter and verse-level explanations for the Book of Deuteronomy. These are from a book by Alexander Payne, "A STUDY OF THE INTERNAL OR SPIRITUAL SENSE OF THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES CALLED DEUTERONOMY", published in London, in 1881.


Leviticus and Numbers Explained February 17, 2017:

We've just imported chapter and verse-level explanations of the inner meaning of the books of Leviticus and Numbers. These are from two books by Rev. Henry MacLagan, published in London, in 1912 and 1913.


Want to see the Greek? Or the Hebrew? February 16, 2017:

We've added a dynamic link at the bottom of the Study Slider, to qBible, one of the best places online to get back to the source languages of the Word.


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