New Church Life

New Church Life is a monthly magazine devoted to the teachings revealed through Emanuel Swedenborg. It is the official journal of the General Church of the New Jerusalem and has been published continuously since 1881.

The magazine typically includes:

  • Sermons
  • Doctrinal articles
  • Editorials
  • Book Reviews

Because it has been published for over 100 years, New Church Life is valued by many readers as a resource for study of the doctrinal thought of the church and as a repository of information on the history of the church organization.

Current Issue

March/April 2022 (PDF)
Inside this issue:

  • In This Issue
  • Editorials: The Hope of the Remnant • Signs of the Times
  • Letters to the Editors
  • The Centurion’s Confession – An Easter Sermon by the Rev. James P. Cooper
  • Listening with Humility – A Sermon by the Rev. Barry C. Halterman
  • “Choose for Yourselves This Day . . . ” Reflections on Divine Love and Sensing Life as Our Own (First of Two Parts) – The Rev. Daniel W. Goodenough
  • From the Bishop’s Office: Online Community Offered by the General Church – The Rt. Rev. David H. Lindrooth
  • Till Death Do Us Part vs. Forever – The Rev. Erik. J. Buss
  • The Trouble With the Old Testament – The Rev. Michael D. Gladish
  • What the Writings Say About Charity – (First in a Series) Craig W. Bostock
  • Whose Wife is She? The Lord’s Confrontation with the Sadducees – The Rev. William H. Clifford
  • Church News
  • Life Lines

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