E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
called by themselves the New Jerusalem Church (Rev. xxi. 2). Believers in the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg (16881772). 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.)