Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772):
- viewed God as infinitely loving and at the very center of our being,
- viewed human life as a continuous re-birthing as we participate in our own creation,
- viewed the Bible as a story of inner-life stages as we learn and grow,
- and had conviction that life continues following the transition we call death to eternity of growing fulfillment.
He said; “All religion relates to life, and the life of religion is to do good”