Teaching of the New Jerusalem concerning Faith | Doctrina Novae Hierosolymae de Fide ISBN 978-0-85448-212-2 Price £12.95
Having published his key work, Arcana Caelestia, in eight hefty Latin volumes between 1749 and 1756, Swedenborg turned his attention in the 1760s (partly, at least) to addressing how some of the major theological ideas contained within the Arcana could be positioned in terms of contemporary ideas and arguments in theology and philosophy. In 1763, as one of the results of this process, he published 4 short works addressing core areas of Christian teaching. Teaching of the New Jerusalem concerning Faith looks at the relationships between faith and truth and between faith and charity, Swedenborg positing that true faith cannot exist outside of those who possess the love of others…
Doctrine of Faith (1954 edition, tr. William Dick)
An explanation of what faith is, supported by examples from Swedenborg’s reading of the internal sense of the Word. This pocket edition includes an Index of Scripture Passages.
Translation of Doctrina Novae Hierosolymae de Fide (1763). This translation is also included in Four Doctrines (both hardback and paperback).