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Emanuel Swedenborg : a continuing vision : a pictorial biography & anthology of essays & poetry

Author: Robin Larsen; Swedenborg Foundation.
Publisher: New York : Swedenborg Foundation, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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History
Early works to 1800
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Emanuel Swedenborg.
New York : Swedenborg Foundation, 1988
(OCoLC)636996319
Named Person: Emanuel Swedenborg; Emanuel Swedenborg; Emanuel Swedenborg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Larsen; Swedenborg Foundation.
ISBN: 0877851360 9780877851363
OCLC Number: 18787895
Description: xiv, 558 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction / George F. Dole --
Emanuel Swedenborg: a pictorial biography / Robert H. Kirven and Robin Larsen --
Swedenborg in context: an anthology of essays & poetry --
Poets with Swedenborgian connections / compiled by Alice B. Skinner --
I. ARTS & LETTERS. Spirit in American art: the image as hieroglyph / Richard Silver --
The influence of Swedenborg on the music of Richard Yardumian / Ethelwyn Worden --
The human face of God / Kathleen Raine --
"Opposition is true friendship": Swedenborg's influences on William Blake / Harvey F. Bellin --
Psyche in stone: the influence of Swedenborg on funerary art / H.W. Janson --
Emerson: the Swedenborgian and transcendentalist connection / Eugene Taylor --
Strindberg and Swedenborg / Göran Stockenström --
Dostoevsky and Swedenborg / Czeslaw Milosz --
Singing masters of the soul: Swedenborg's and Blake's influence on William Butler Yeats / Jennifer L. Leonard --
Poets with Swedenborgian connections / compiled by Alice B. Skinner --
II. SOCIAL ISSUES & PSYCHOLOGY. Swedenborg and the visionary tradition / Stephen Larsen --
Swedenborg: transpersonal psychology, and wholeness / Rachel Martin --
A mystic looks at Swedenborg / Wilson Van Dusen --
Swedenborg's Journal of Dreams, and divine knowledge / Lars Bergquist --
Substance and form: the Swedenborgian vision in architecture / Leon S. Rhodes and James F. Lawrence --
Swedenborg and the near-death experience. Part 1. Reports on eternal life / Leon S. Rhodes ; Part 2. Excerpts from Heading toward Omega / Kenneth Ring ; Part 3. Three states of afterlife / compiled by Stephen Larsen --
An iconography of city planning: the Chicago city plan / Irving D. Fisher --
Poets with Swedenborgian connections / compiled by Alice B. Skinner --
III. THE MAN & HIS WORLD. Swedenborg's Sweden / Robert H. Kirven --
Swedenborg and Uppsala / Gunnar Broberg --
Academic Uppsala / Anja Hübener --
A rationale for Swedenborg's writing sequence, 1745-1771 / George F. Dole --
Swedenborg's London / Dennis Duckworth --
Swedenborg: the man who had to publish / William Ross Woofenden --
Toleration and doctrinal unity: a study in Swedish Swedenborgianism, 1765-1795 / Harry Lenhammer --
Swedenborg in Stockholm / Olle Hjern --
The pivotal change in Swedenborg's life / Donald L. Rose --
Poets with Swedenborgian connections / compiled by Alice B. Skinner --
IV. RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY. Testimony to the invisible / Jorge Luis Borges --
The relevance of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological concepts for the new age as it is envisioned today / Michael W. Stanley --
Swedenborg's contributions to the history of ideas / Robert H. Kirven --
Swedenborg and the Bible / Dorothea Harvey --
An image of God in a mirror / George F. Dole --
The subtle realm: Corbin, Sufism, and Swedenborg / Roberts Avens --
Swedenborg and the Egyptian hieroglyphs / Horand K. Gutfeldt --
Servant of the Lord / Ray Silverman --
Love: the ultimate reality / Lewis Field Hite --
New Jerusalem in the world / Inge Jonsson --
Poets with Swedenborgian connection / compiled by Alice B. Skinner --
V. THEORETICAL & APPLIED SCIENCES. Science in Swedenborg's time / Gregory L. Baker --
Swedenborg and the holographic paradigm / Michael Talbot --
Carolus Linnaeus / Anja Hübener --
The search for a religious cosmology / Steve Koke --
Homeopathy and the Swedenborgian perspective. Part 1. Homeopathy and the New Church / Elinore Peebles ; Part 2. Homeopathy and archetypal meaning / Edward C. Whitmont ; Part 3. What is homeopathy? / Richard Moskowitz --
Mining and engineering in Swedenborg's time / Erland J. Brock --
The soul and the abyss of nature / Stephen Larsen --
Poets with Swedenborgian connections / compiled by Alice B. Skinner. --
REFERENCE. Appendix A: Key concepts in the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg / George F. Dole --
Appendix B: Distributors of Swedenborgian literature --
Appendix C: Selected chronology of Swedenborg's early works --
Glossary of Swedenborgian terms ; Bibliography of Swedenborg's works ; Select bibliography / compiled and annotated by William Ross Woofenden.
Responsibility: edited by Robin Larsen [and others] ; with an introduction by George F. Dole.
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