Easter represents Jesus’s Resurrection. It also represents the spiritual renewal going on inside of us all the time. In this episode, host Curtis Childs guides us through the revelations that eighteenth-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg had about the Crucifixion and Resurrection during his spiritual explorations. We’re going to take a look at the spiritual meaning Swedenborg uncovered in the Bible parables about the Exodus, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and the Resurrection and study their symbolic parallels with modern-day Easter traditions.
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Curtis Childs is the digital media producer at the Swedenborg Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to spread eighteenth-century philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg’s timeless message of hope to all. While obtaining his degree in communication studies from Oakland University, Curtis experienced an internal battle with depression that led him to question God, existence, and his lifelong interest in Swedenborgian theology. After a period of intense suffering, he recovered from his depression with the help of modern medicine, therapy, and a return to the spiritually uplifting messages he found in Swedenborg’s writings. Now, Curtis is applying his education and desire to help others find peace through Swedenborg’s insights by producing and hosting a weekly webcast called Swedenborg and Life on the offTheLeftEye YouTube channel. Each week, Curtis and his behind-the-scenes team pour their talents and passions into creating a new episode for a worldwide audience that focuses on spiritual and societal topics such as the afterlife, angels and spirits, near-death experiences, overcoming worldly issues, and more.