Swedenborgian
adjective Date: 1807 of or relating to the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg or the Church of the New Jerusalem based on his teachings • Swedenborgian nounSwedenborgianism noun

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  • Swedenborgian — Swe den*bor gi*an, n. One who holds the doctrines of the New Jerusalem church, as taught by Emanuel Swedenborg, a Swedish philosopher and religious writer, who was born a. d. 1688 and died 1772. Swedenborg claimed to have intercourse with the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swedenborgian — Swe den*bor gi*an, a. Of or pertaining to Swedenborg or his views. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swedenborgian — 1791, for Emanuel Svedberg, Swedish mystic and religious philosopher (1668 1772). His followers organized 1788 as The New Church …   Etymology dictionary

  • Swedenborgian — [swēd΄ n bôr′jē ən, swēd΄ n bôr′gēən] n. any of the followers of Swedenborg; specif., any member of his Church of the New Jerusalem adj. of Swedenborg, his doctrines, or his followers Swedenborgianism n. Swedenborgism [swēd΄ nbôr΄giz΄əm] …   English World dictionary

  • Swedenborgian — Swedenborgianism, Swedenborgism, n. /sweed n bawr jee euhn, gee /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Emanuel Swedenborg, his religious doctrines, or the body of followers adhering to these doctrines and constituting the Church of the New Jerusalem, or… …   Universalium

  • Swedenborgian — adjective Of or pertaining to (born Emanuel Swedberg in 1688), Swedish scientist, philosopher, Christian mystic and theologian …   Wiktionary

  • Swedenborgian — n. follower or believer in the religious doctrines of Emanuel Swedenborg adj. of or pertaining to Emanuel Swedenborg; of or pertaining to the religious doctrines of Emanuel Swedenborg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swedenborgian — swe·den·bor·gian …   English syllables

  • Swedenborgian — Swe•den•bor•gi•an [[t]ˌswid nˈbɔr dʒi ən, gi [/t]] adj. 1) rel of or pertaining to Emanuel Swedenborg, his religious doctrines, or the body of followers adhering to these doctrines and constituting the New Jerusalem Church 2) rel a believer in… …   From formal English to slang

  • Swedenborgian — /swidnˈbɔgiən/ (say sweedn bawgeeuhn) adjective 1. relating to Emanuel Swedenborg, or to his religious doctrines, or to the body of followers adhering to these doctrines and constituting the General Church of the New Jerusalem, or New Church.… …   Australian English dictionary

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