Emanuel Swedenborg

A Biography

Author: James John Garth Wilkinson

Publisher: London : W. Newbery

ISBN: N.A

Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Page: 270

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This book is a biography of the Swedish philosopher and mystic Emanuel Swedenborg. It gives an account of his early life as a scientist, his spiritual awakening and visions, and his founding of a new religious movement.
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Emanuel Swedenborg

A Continuing Vision : a Pictorial Biography & Anthology of Essays & Poetry

Author: Robin Larsen

Publisher: Chrysalis Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 558

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This commemorative volume, containing over 400 colour and black-and-white illustrations offers today's reader an incomparable survey of the prodigious accomplishments, spiritual insights and enduring influences of one of the supreme intellects of all time.
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Divine Providence

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg,George F. Dole

Publisher: The Swedenborg Foundation

ISBN: 0877855056

Category: God (Christianity)

Page: 494

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In "Divine Providence," Swedish scientist-turned-seer Emanuel Swedenborg undertakes the difficult task of bridging his transcendent vision of a perfectly loving God with the sometimes unloving world where we all live.
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Debates with Devils

What Swedenborg Heard in Hell

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg,Donald Rose,Lisa Hyatt Cooper,Leonard (INT) Fox

Publisher: Chrysalis Books

ISBN: 9780877853855

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 154

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In 1996, the Swedenborg Foundation published "Conversations with Angels", revealing the wisdom imparted to Swedenborg by heavenly spirits. This companion piece presents Swedenborg's encounters with evil spirits, narratives arranged thematically by Donald Rose and newly translated by Lisa Hyatt Cooper from several of Swedenborg's works. Rose explains the nature of these experiences and of Swedenborg's experience of hell as the provision of a merciful God who seeks restraint rather than vengeance.
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Emanuel Swedenborg

Essential Readings

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781556434679

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

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Best known for his focus on the intuitive force within, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) also anticipated major modern discoveries in mineralogy, psychology, and anatomy. In this succinct and readable collection, Stanley expertly brings the most significant writings from Swedenborg's oeuvre together, showing readers a man who created a hieroglyphic language, reimagined the Genesis story, influenced Blake, Balzac, Strindberg, and Yeats, and authored a number of anonymous works that put the Swedish clergy of his day on high alert. This is the fourth title in the Western Esoteric Masters Series from North Atlantic Books.
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Emanuel Swedenborg

The Spiritual Columbus

Author: William Spear

Publisher: Book Tree

ISBN: 9781585090969

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 182

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Swedenborg did more than most people would in ten lifetimes. He was fluent in 9 languages, excelled in music, was a member of Parliament, wrote 150 books on 17 different sciences, invented an undersea boat, glider, and a hearing-aid trumpet for the deaf. As an astronomer he put forth the nebular theory regarding planetary formation. As a physiologist he discovered the function of certain ductless glands and several areas of the brain. He wrote the first in-depth books on metallurgy and developed an elaborate theory of the origin of all thingsbut at age 57 dropped all scientific pursuits to search for the human soul. His spiritual discoveries attracted a large following that became a religion.
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The Worship and Love of God

In Three Parts

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg

Publisher: The Swedenborg Society

ISBN: 9780877852971

Category: Religion

Page: 292

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An allegorical tale about the creation of the earth from Swedish visionary Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772).
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