New Jerusalem

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New Jerusalem

Christianity
heaven regarded as the prototype of the earthly Jerusalem; the heavenly city

New Jerusalem

new paradise; dwelling of God among men. [N.T.: Revelation 21:2]
See: Heaven
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They still dream of experimental realisation of their social Utopias, of founding isolated "phalansteres," of establishing "Home Colonies," of setting up a "Little Icaria" -- duodecimo editions of the New Jerusalem -- and to realise all these castles in the air, they are compelled to appeal to the feelings and purses of the bourgeois.
In fact, all have equal rights with me--and /vive la guerre eternelle/--till the New Jerusalem, of course
The prophet that thought the splendors of the New Jerusalem were revealed to him, surely saw this instead
To Lucas, the religious zealot, the co-operative commonwealth was the New Jerusalem, the kingdom of Heaven, which is "within you.
The rapture of the Moravian and Quietist; the opening of the internal sense of the Word, in the language of the New Jerusalem Church; the revival of the Calvinistic churches; the experiences of the Methodists, are varying forms of that shudder of awe and delight with which the individual soul always mingles with the universal soul.