New Church Life March/April 2017 - Page 24

new church life: march/april 2017 The Rev. Eric H. Carswell is pastor of the Bryn Athyn Church. He has previously been pastor of the Glenview, Illinois, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, societies and head of their schools; Dean of the Bryn Athyn College Theological School; regional pastor for the Northeastern United States; Vice Chancellor of the Academy of the New Church; and Bishop’s Representative for Education for the Academy and General Church Schools. He and his wife, Donna (Zeitz), live in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. Contact: O U R N E W C H U RC H V O C A B U L A R Y Part of a continuing series developed by the Rev. W. Cairns Henderson, 1961-1966. THE INTELLECTUAL The intellectual is the truth of faith. In general it is the sight of the internal man, which sees from the light of heaven that is from the Lord. What it sees is heavenly. The term is used also of the understanding. (See Arcana Coelestia 863, 5114, 8458.) 90