Swedenborg and Life

Featured on our offTheLeftEye YouTube channelSwedenborg and Life is a weekly web series that explores life and death through the uplifting perspectives of eighteenth-century spiritual philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg. Each week, host Curtis Childs from the Swedenborg Foundation and featured guests explore an intriguing new topic from Swedenborg’s afterlife explorations, which could include anything from Bible interpretations to modern near-death experiences and more. Tune in every Monday night at 8 p.m. ET, or catch up now by watching our most recent episodes below.

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This Week’s Episode:

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False Gods: Mysteries of the 10 Commandment Explained

Aired Monday August 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. ET

How can a God who is willing to punish children for their parent’s actions be described as merciful? How can anyone this possessive be the moral role model that God is supposed to be? In this episode, host Curtis Childs and co-host Dr. Jonathan Rose explore the writings of eighteenth-century scientist and spiritual teacher Emanuel Swedenborg to see what they can learn about the inner meaning of God’s first Commandment in the Bible: “You shall have no other gods before Me.”

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Previous Episodes:

Watch pre-recorded episodes from this past month’s topics below.

View our entire Swedenborg and Life Playlist on YouTube.


  • About Swedenborg and Life


    Host Curtis Childs from the Swedenborg Foundation and featured guests explore topics from Swedenborg’s eighteenth-century writings about his spiritual experiences and afterlife explorations and discuss how they relate to modern-day life and death in a lighthearted and interactive live webcast format.
    View the entire Swedenborg and Life Playlist

  • About offTheLeftEye


    When we wake up in heaven, Swedenborg tells us, angels roll a covering from off of our left eye so that we can see everything in a spiritual light. The offTheLeftEye YouTube channel uses an array of educational and entertaining video formats to look at life and death through an uplifting spiritual lens.
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