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Emanuel Swedenborg : visionary savant in the age of reason

Author: Ernst Benz
Publisher: West Chester, Pa. : Swedenborg Foundation, ©2002.
Series: Swedenborg studies, no. 14.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Emanuel Swedenborg, a Swedish thinker whose contributions to the scientific discoveries of his time were interrupted at age 50 by an astonishing spiritual epiphany, after which time he devoted himself to studying and writing about religious issues and theology.
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Named Person: Emanuel Swedenborg; Emanuel Swedenborg; Emanuel Swedenborg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Benz
ISBN: 0877851956 9780877851950 9780877851967 0877851964
OCLC Number: 48920937
Description: xxi, 536 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 The Path to Science --
Part 2 The Vocation --
Part 3 The Visionary --
Part 4 The Doctrine --
Part 5 Swedenborg and the Church of His Time.
Series Title: Swedenborg studies, no. 14.
Other Titles: Emanuel Swedenborg.
Responsibility: by Ernst Benz ; introduced and translated by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke.
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A biography of Emanuel Swedenborg, a Swedish thinker whose contributions to the scientific discoveries of his time were interrupted at age 50 by an astonishing spiritual epiphany, after which time he devoted himself to studying and writing about religious issues and theology.

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