Swedenborg spent the last 24 years of his life
writing and publishing the great works which contain the "Writings". They were written in Latin, like most learned books in
Here are the titles:
Arcana Caelestia (Heavenly
Published in London in 8 volumes, one volume per
year, from 1749 to 1756.
Earths in the Universe Heaven and Hell The Last Judgement
The New Jerusalem and
its Heavenly Doctrine The
The above five books all
published in London in 1758.
The Four Leading Doctrines (The Lord,
The Sacred Scriptures, Life, Faith)
The Last Judgement, Continued
Divine Love and Wisdom
The above three books published in Amsterdam in 1763.
Published in Amsterdam in 1764.
The Apocalypse Revealed
Published in Amsterdam in 1766.
Published in Amsterdam in 1768.
A Brief Exposition of the Doctrines
Published in Amsterdam in 1769.
Soul and Body Interaction
Published in London in 1769.
True Christian Religion
Published in London in 1770.
Swedenborg also wrote a number of important
theological works which he did not publish. These have been printed
since his death, and so are called "posthumous".
The largest of these is The Apocalypse Explained now published in 6
One of the smaller works is
De Verbo (The Sacred
Scripture) which, although written before 1761 was not published until
Another is the short work on Charity or the
Doctrine of Charity.
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