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Religion rationalized, intended as an introduction to the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg

by Hiram Vrooman

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Published by Saul brothers in Chicago .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsBX8721 .V8
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., [9]-188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25358980M
LC Control Number18015270

The New Century Edition of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg is a modern-language, scholarly translation of Swedenborg’s theological works. The series’ easy-to-read style retains the dignity, variety, clarity, and gender-inclusive language of Swedenborg’s original Latin, bringing his thought to life. Although Emanuel Swedenborg () is commonly known for his spiritual philosophy, his early career was focused unnatural science. During this period, Swedenborg thought of the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry.

(A slightly modified version of material taken from the introduction to The Shorter Works of New Century Edition) By Richard Smoley. In Last Judgment, we see Swedenborg occupied with one of the most persistent themes of human thought: the end of the world, treated, in the Judeo-Christian context, principally in a literary genre known as apocalyptic. AbstractThis paper examines the history of boundary crossing and boundary preservation between Jews and Christians in the eighteenth century via an unorthodox path. Two men, a Swedish Lutheran natural philosopher and a charismatic Polish Rabbi, give their accounts of ascents to the heavens, both in the s. The lives of Emanuel Swedenborg and the Baal Shem Tov did not intersect, but their.

Recommended books for those interested in The Lord's New Church. provides an electronic medium for articles and projects related to the life and times of Emanuel Swedenborg (), the influence of Swedenborg's theological works worldwide, and the history of the New Church from the 18th century to the present day. Articles on historical subjects written from a New Church perspective will also find a home here.


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Religion rationalized, intended as an introduction to the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg by Hiram Vrooman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Home Book List Books with Descriptions. Following are links to the beginning of each book of Swedenborg's Theological Writings.

The name in parentheses following the title of each book is the name of the translator of the book. The original language was NeoLatin.

Get this from a library. Religion rationalized: intended as an introduction to the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. [Hiram Vrooman]. Jonathan S. Rose is the series editor of the New Century Edition, an ongoing project that incorporates the latest scholarship to produce a modern, accessible translation of Emanuel Swedenborg’s theological of a B.A.

and an in religion and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Latin, he has worked for years in the study of Neo-Latin and in Swedenborgian research/5(8). Religion rationalized intended as an introduction to the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg / (Chicago: Saul brothers, ), by Hiram Vrooman (page images at HathiTrust) Representative men; seven lectures, (Leipzig, B.

Tauchnitz, ), by Ralph Waldo Emerson (page images at. Religion rationalized intended as an introduction to the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg / by Hiram : b. Hiram Vrooman. William White: Emanuel Swedenborg: His Life and Writings () William White: Life of Emanuel Swedenborg: Together with a Brief Synopsis of His Writings () James John Garth Wilkinson: Emanuel Swedenborg: A Biography () Benjamin Worcester: The Life and Mission of Emanuel Swedenborg (), also here.

New Church History. With rare exception, every major study of William Blake's life and arts includes at leads passing mention of the influences of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological writings. This anthology is Religion rationalized as a comprehensive exploration of Emanuel Swedenborg's influences on the poetry, visual arts, ideas, and life of William Blake, examined from a spectrum of literary, art historical, philosophical 4/5(1).

Emanuel Swedenborg has sometimes been claimed as the ‘father’ of modern spiritualism. That claim should be treated with great caution. Swedenborg is famous as the man who claimed that his eyes and ears had been opened to the world beyond death, as the man who conversed with spirits and angels on a daily basis for almost the last thirty.

Emanuel Swedenborg was born at Stockholm, in Sweden, on the 29th day of January,and died on the 29th day of March,having attained the then unusual age of eighty-four years.

His life divides itself into three sharply-defined periods. First, the period of his childliood and Academic life, reaching to Second, the Scientific period, from to Swedenborg’s theological writings were originally written in Latin and published between and Over the years they have been published in many different editions and translated into many different languages worldwide, and often collections of Swedenborg’s writings are published under an entirely different title.

Author: Emanuel Swedenborg. Translator: John Chadwick. Along with the other titles published inThe Worlds in Space consists largely of reworked extracts from Arcana Caelestia, and was intended as a pointer towards that larger work.

It is, perhaps, Read More Purchase. Page 31 - The system of Swedenborg is unfortunately very similar to my own philosophy. It is not impossible that my rational views may be considered absurd by reason of that affinity. As to the offensive comparison, I declare, we must either suppose greater intelligence and truth at the basis of Swedenborg's writings than first impressions excite, or that it is a mere accident when he.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link). A Scientist Explores Spirit is a short introduction to Swedenborg’s life by Swedenborgian scholars George Dole and Robert Kirven.

It also includes an overview of some of his key theological concepts. Emanuel Swedenborg: Visionary Savant in the Age of Reason by Ernst Benz is a classic early biography of Emanuel Swedenborg.

[50] Swedenborg, True Christian Religion, n Swedenborg’s writing on Africa and the African’s religion as exemplifying his theology of the Divinum Humanum is extensive and has been collected by J.J.G. Wilkinson in The African and True Christian Religion: His Magna Charta (London: J.

Speirs, ). In Religion and Science Gregory L. Baker examines this relationship from both his own experience as a physicist and his religious faith-based upon the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg, the eighteenth century scientist, philosopher, and theologian.

The writings of Swedenborg embody a system of most profound philosophy, spiritual and natural; and, as with most philosophical writings, and perhaps more than most, it requires for exact expression language in some degree its own; which cannot be changed for more popular and current phraseology without, as was said, the loss of some part of the.

Along with the other titles published inThe Worlds in Space consists largely of reworked extracts from Arcana Caelestia, and was intended as a pointer towards that larger is, perhaps, the most controversial of Swedenborg’s books, and one that even Swedenborg’s followers have. An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "Life of Emanuel Swedenborg, together with a brief synopsis of his writings, both philosophical and theological". Emanuel Swedenborg (/ ˈ s w iː d ən ˌ b ɔːr ɡ /; Swedish pronunciation (help info); born Emanuel Swedberg on 29 January ; died 29 March ) was a Swedish scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, and mystic.

He is best known for his book on the afterlife, Heaven and Hell (). Swedenborg had a prolific career as an inventor and scientist. Inat he entered.

German transcendentalism (especially as it was refracted by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Thomas Carlyle), Platonism and Neoplatonism, the Indian and Chinese scriptures, and the writings of such mystics as Emanuel Swedenborg and Jakob Böhme were sources to which the New England Transcendentalists turned in their search for a liberating philosophy.Swedenborg, Emanuel, A compendium of the chief doctrines of The true Christian religion as revealed in the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg: which are annexed, a few extracts from E.

Swedenborg's treatise on the Universal theology of the new church / (Philadelphia: Printed for William Schlatter, =61 [i.e. ]), also by Emanuel.For the Sentimentalists: A discourse on the extraordinary science of Celestial and Terrestrial Connections and Correspondences, recently reviewed by the late honorable and learned Emanuel Swedenborg, will be delivered by Mr.

James Glen, a humble Pupil and Follower of the said Swedenborg's, at 8 o'clock in the evening of Saturday the 5th of June.