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Swedenborʹgians

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called by themselves “the New Jerusalem Church” (Rev. xxi. 2). Believers in the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772). Their views of salvation, inspiration of Scripture, and a future state, differ widely from those of other Christians; and as to the Trinity, they believe it to be centred in the person of Jesus Christ (Col. ii. 9). (Supplied by the Auxiliary New Church Missionary Society.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Swan of Padua (The)
Swans … Geese
Swanimote
Swarga
Swashbuckler
Swear
Swear Black is White (To)
Swear by my Sword (Hamlet, i. 5)
Sweat
Sweating Sickness
Swedenborgians
Swedish Nightingale
Sweep
Sweepstakes (A)
Sweet as sugar
Sweet Singer of Israel
Sweet Singers
Sweet Voices
Sweetheart
Swell Mob
Swi Dynasty

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Swedenborgians