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Our Life after Death

Our Life after Death

A Firsthand Account from an 18th‑Century Scientist and Seer

by Emanuel Swedenborg

Swedenborg reveals the process by which we confront who we were on earth, discover our true selves, and through that knowledge find our eternal homes in the afterlife.

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Our Life after Death is a collection of passages from Heaven and Hell that describe the soul's journey from the moment of death through the stages of self-discovery in the world of spirits.

Our Life After Death: Read an Excerpt

Our Life After Death: Read an Excerpt

"The world of the spirits is where we first arrive after death, being in due time either raised into heaven or cast into hell from it depending on our life in this world."—From Chapter One, Our Life After Death

Our Life after Death: Video Links

Our Life after Death: Video Links

What does Heaven feel like? View a series of short videos exploring Swedenborg's description of the afterlife.

Swedenborg Website

Swedenborg Website

For more on Emanuel Swedenborg and his works, visit the Swedenborg Foundation website here.

Swedenborg Foundation on YouTube

Swedenborg Foundation on YouTube

Watch more videos on Swedenborgianism here.

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Heaven and Hell on Facebook

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Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

The Furniture of Heaven and the Flames of Hell

The Furniture of Heaven and the Flames of Hell

Bruce Epperly

We can’t run away from our lives, even in the afterlife, and our attitudes and values lead to heaven or hell after we die.

How the Spiritual World Works

How the Spiritual World Works

Coleman Glenn

This book is not so much a travelogue of heaven and hell as it is a systematic description of the way the spiritual world works, and particularly what it means for a person to be heavenly or hellish.

Life After Death: A Mormon Responds

Life After Death: A Mormon Responds

Chris Henrichsen

Much of his Swedenborg's story will sound familiar to Mormons. He speaks of a place where spirits all gather after death (our first state) and await assignment to either heaven or hell (our second state).

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