Swedenborg House, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | 17 October – 1 November 2013 | 10 am – 5 pm (Mon-Fri) | free admission The Swedenborg Society is pleased to announce a forthcoming site-responsive exhibition of drawings by Peter Cartwright. Developed from a series of observational sketches, Peter’s abstract drawings will be on display … Continue reading Drawings by Peter Cartwright
Review of “The Sacred History: How angels, mystics and higher intelligence made our world” by Jonathan Black. Quercus Editions 2013. This book is about angels, demons, gods, magic, giants, fairies, miracles and other such things. These appear in many folk stories, fables and myths, some found in sacred writing, others passed on by word-of-mouth. Jonathan … Continue reading Angels and other beings – What do stories reveal?
Brent Morris did the unthinkable, considering the nation’s economy is still struggling. He quit his six-figure job as a management consultant in April, not for a better-paying job, but for one that pays nothing at all. Morris, who is a husband and father of three, decided it was time to help the less fortunate, so … Continue reading Despite the economy, man quits 6-figure job to work for free
With the improvements in technology, close up and dramatic footage of behaviour of animals has become a top focus for television documentary programmes. Behaviour of animals We are amazed by the myriads of flying starlings forming beautiful patterns like clouds in the evening sky, the protection and encouragement of its cub by the polar bear, … Continue reading Animals – Can they teach us spiritual lessons?
With the growth of information technology, more of everyday life activity involves our interaction with computers and smart phones rather than face to face with people. Examples are doing banking, shopping, work assignments, and social interaction. The question arises as to whether all this involvement with computers, and mobile phones may be reducing our ability … Continue reading Information technology – Toxic to spiritual life?
Residential weekend course 15 November 2013 – 16:00 to 17 November 2013 – 14:00 Few things are more mysterious, stirring and wanting investigation than the mysteries of Ancient Egypt. Great pyramids, imposing structures, avenues of statues most of which are somehow distantly familiar but yet nonsensical. Sphinxes, intricate and deeply symbolic funerary paintings, mummies and … Continue reading Egyptian Mysteries Uncovered
It is now clear that in Syria the Assad regime has employed nerve gas against the civilian population and has committed other atrocities in its willingness to pursue a civil war. For example it is documented that government forces last year went into villages and conducted wholesale slaughter. In Syria the human misery is intense … Continue reading Syria – What ethical principles apply?