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NEW JERUSALEM

MAGAZINE,

FOR 1827-8.

VOL I.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY A. HOWARD, No. 157, COURT STREET..

1828.

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FREEMAN & BOLLES, PRINT.

81, Court Street.....Boston.

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CONTENTS.

Page.

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148
31, 46

Advertisement,

Articles of Faith of the New Church,

342
Conversations,

97, 128, 193, 245
Catechism, or Instruction for Children,

345
Doctrine of Future Punishment,

372
Extract from the Arcana Cælestia,

- - 64

- from Heaven and Hell,

- 95

from the Doctrine of Life,

160
- from Rev. Mr. Noble's Appeal in behalf of the New
Church, -

76, 109
Faith Alone,

315
Good Works,

281

Illustrations of Scripture,

9, 81, 116, 134, 161, 197, 232, 271, 307, 336, 365

Intelligence,

96

Letter to the Editor of the Pittsburg Recorder in reply to some
editorial remarks upon the New Church,

157
Life of Swedenborg,

- 225, 257, 289, 321, 353

Miracles,

Nature and Efficacy of True Prayer,

Natural Religion,

65

On the Obscurity of Swedenborg's Writings,

41

On Receiving the Truth,

- 104

On Seeing Spirits,

-

- 216
On the Knowledge of God and a Spiritual World,

295
On the Sufficiency of the Bible,

-

- 333
Revelation and Reason,

-

37

Remarks on the expression in common use, that “We are pass-

ing from time into Eternity,"

107

Remarks upon the Writings of Swedenborg, with Extracts,

121, 166, 278

Review of Mr. Noble's Appeal in behalf of the Views of the

Eternal World and State,

174

Remarks on the Text, An Eye for an Eye, &c. - 209

Remarks on a Recent Controversy, - -

212

Remarks on the Apocalypse,

269

Remarks on the First Chapter of a late Work, entitled "Primi-

tive Trinitarianism,"

Religious Controversy,

• 380

Salvation in the Commandments, -

33
State of the New Church in Europe,

220
Thoughts on Revivals of Religion,

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NEW JERUSALEM MAGAZINE.

No. I.

SEPTEMBER, 1827.

ADVERTISEMENT. We cannot preface our labours with a distinct plan of them, for we have formed none; but we would state our motives in commencing this publication. There are now many who are interested in the doctrines of the New Jerusalem ; some deriving from their little knowledge a wish to know more, and others desiring that the light which discloses to them the way of life, may shine more and more distinctly, day by day. Many circumstances make it more convenient to publish a work like the present here, than in any other part of our country. We have therefore been often and much urged to establish a magazine, which should teach the doctrines, and be governed by the principles of this church. Hitherto we have been deterred from making the attempt, by the circumstance that no one of us could devote himself to the work without an abandonment of duty. But we have some leisure, and wish to ascertain by experiment, whether we can usefully employ this leisure upon the pages of a New Jerusalem Magazine.

Our work will necessarily have a more desultory character than it would probably bear if it were produced by the regular labour of individuals who could find in it their principal employment. But under no circumstances could it be expected that a methodical exposition of an extensive and most peculiar system of theology and philosophy would be attempted in a periodical pamphlet of small size and not frequent publication. There is nothing within the bounds of being, nothing which refers to any relation between any existences, that may not be illustrated by the light which we suppose to be now " coming down from the

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