New Church Life July/August 2017

A bimonthly magazine devoted to the teachings revealed through Emanuel Swedenborg, as they apply to life. J U LY / A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 The New Understanding of the Word Reading the Word can be daunting, challenging, confusing. But the Rev. James P. Cooper says that with the new understanding we have been given by the Lord, we can see that the Word is full of teachings ever pertinent to our daily lives. (Page 284) (Image: The open Word on the altar of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral.)