New Church Life NCL May/June 2018 - Page 3

May/June 2018 Vol. MMXVIII New Church Life A bimonthly magazine devoted to the teachings revealed through Emanuel Swedenborg, as they relate to life. 181  In this Issue 183  Editorials: ‘As in Heaven . . .’ • Liberty 187  Letters to the Editors 192  The Descent of the Holy City – A Sermon by the Rev. Eric H. Carswell 198  The Holy Spirit: Third of a Three-Part Series on the Trinity The Rev. Michael D. Gladish 205  Four Sacrifices, Four Prayers – A Sermon by the Rev. Scott I. Frazier 211  Memorial Address: Major General Frederick A. Fiedler (USAF-Ret.) The Rev. Daniel W. Goodenough 219  Laborers in the Vineyard: Educating General Church Ministers Outside of Bryn Athyn –The Rev. Dr. Andrew M. T. Dibb 227  Coming Soon to a Church Near You: Robot Priests? The Rev. Todd J. Beiswenger 231  Book Review: In the Shadow of the Dragon’s Back by Rachel Odhner Longstaff – Reviewed by the Rev. Dr. James F. Lawrence 233  The Planets Play Their Parts – Laurel O. Powell 239  Confession of Faith and Declaration of Purpose The Rev. Mandla Stole 242  Church News 253  Life Lines 266  Announcements Recent issues of New Church Life are available online at www.newchurchlife. org. Older issues can be searched back to 1881 at www.heavenlydoctrines.org. No. 3