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Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry

Eliza’s story of faith and idealism will appeal to anyone who is curious about US history, women’s rights, abolitionism, Spiritualism, and California’s early pioneer days.

Reflections on Heaven and Hell

Rev. Frank S. Rose helps us picture life in heaven and life in hell, and he shows how we are continually building a spiritual home and lifestyle inside of us.

Searching For Mary Magdalene: Her Story of Awareness, Acceptance, and Action

For centuries, Mary Magdalene has been the focus of multiple stories and legends. Her name has been used both to control others and to inspire. How can one pilgrim find the essential Mary Magdalene, the one who was privileged to be first witness to the risen Lord?


Famous Swedenborgians

While the Swedenborgian Church has never claimed more than a few thousand members in the United States, a surprisingly large number of prominent Americans have embraced its teachings. Below are profiles of just a few.

Daniel Burnham, 1846-1912: An architect and city planner who created the model of the Swedenborgian heavenly city here on earth. Read more.

Andrew Carnegie, 1835-1919: A captain of industry whose philanthropy adapted the Swedenborgian "doctrine of uses" to the Industrial Age. Read more.

John Chapman, 1774-1845: An early Swedenborgian missionary in America, as well as a famous cultivator of apple nurseries. Read more.

Helen Keller, 1880-1968: A humanitarian who lived her life in accordance with Swedenborg's "divine love and wisdom." Read more.