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Emanuel Swedenborg

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Emanuel Swedenborg

Essential Readings

By Michael Stanley (Editor); Emanuel Swedenborg; Philip William Groves (Foreword by)

North Atlantic Books, Paperback, 9781556434679, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 21, 2003

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Description

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.



About the Author
Editor Michael Stanley was born in England in 1936. His early career in physics brought him to Columbia University, New York, and then he was called to the ministry. He was Principal of New Church College (Swedenborgian), where he taught philosophy, psychology, and comparative religion. He has lectured widely in the UK, as well as in Australia and the United States.
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