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  Emanuel Swedenborg
manuel Swedenborg, the Swedish mystic, philosopher, theologian, and scientist, was born on January 29, 1688, the son of Jesper Swedberg, pietist Bishop of Skara.
Swedenborg's relationship with Polhem was apparently more than just professional, seeing as Polhem approved of him sufficiently to allow him to court, and become engaged to, his daughter (this relationship seems to have ended when Swedenborg discovered that she was in love with another man).
Swedenborg felt that the original divine order had been perverted by human beings who, using their free will, had progressively severed their intuitive internal connection to the divine.
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  Emanuel Swedenborg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swedenborg's purpose was to persuade the king to fund an observatory in northern Sweden.
Swedenborg proposed, 150 years before any other scientist, that the activity of the brain was synchronous with respiration and not with the action of the heart or the blood circulation.
Swedenborg was sharply opposed to the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, which is the concept of God consisting of three entities: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg in the Aviation History Encyclopedia
Emanuel Swedenborg (born Swedberg) (January 29, 1688 - March 29, 1772), Swedish scientist, philosopher and mystic, was born at Stockholm.
It is clear that Swedenborg showed (150 years before any other scientist) that the motion of the brain was synchronous with the respiration and not with the action of the heart and the circulation of the blood, a discovery the full bearings of which are still far from being realized.
Swedenborg wholly rejects the orthodox doctrine of atonement; and the unity of God, as opposed to his idea of the trinity of the church, is an essential feature of his teaching.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Swedenborg was an eighteenth-century Swedish dignitary of considerable learning who believed that he had the power to communicate with spirits and angels and that these beings would help him fulfil the task allotted to him by God, namely to reveal the hidden meaning of Scripture and to usher in the new Church.
Swedenborg was born in Stockholm to a prominent Lutheran cleric.
Swedenborg was frustrated by the apparent futility of the debate.
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 The Swedenborgian Church-About Swedenborg
Emanuel Swedenborg was born January 29, 1688, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Swedenborg shared in his theological writings a view of God as infinitely loving and at the very center of our beings, a view of life as a spiritual birth as we participate in our own creation, and a view of Scripture as a story of inner-life stages as we learn and grow.
Swedenborg said, "All religion relates to life, and the life of religion is to do good." He also felt that the sincerest form of worship is a useful life.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Although Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772) worked in the eighteenth century, his investigations into the nature of physical, physiological and spiritual processes are still relevant today, although they are not as widely known as they deserve.
Swedenborg is important because, although his is in general agreement with the esoteric teachings of ages before and since, he worked from within a distinctly Western and Judeo-Christian tradition.
Swedenborg saw one of his tasks as replacing these ideas with what he regarded they should have been all along, and this he did an with attention to logical and psychological detail which has rarely been equalled.
www.theisticscience.org /swedenborg/life.html   (1330 words)

  
 About The First Spiritual Temple: Forerunners: Swedenborg
Emanuel Swedenborg was, truly, one of Europe's great minds; and it is to this that we can attribute the success of his mission as a teacher and philosopher of the Spirit.
Swedenborg believed that the world of matter is a laboratory for the soul, where the material is used to "force-refine" the spiritual.
Swedenborg believed that the mission of the Church is absolutely necessary inasmuch as, left to his or her own devices, humanity simply cannot work out its relationship to God.
www.fst.org /spirit2.htm   (1230 words)

  
 About Swedenborg   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Swedenborg's commentary to the Riksdag objecting to the Nordencrantz; report argued that Sweden's problems were caused by a variety of factors in both the private and public sectors rather than simply by the corruption and stupidity of officialdom.
The next morning, Swedenborg called on the widow, and, before she told him of her dream and discovery, be reported that he had again conversed with her husband the preceding night and that the ambassador bad left the conversation to tell his wife of the missing receipt.
Swedenborg agreed to do so and a few days later called at the royal residence, presented the Queen with copies of some of his books, and then in a private audience at the far end of the room told her some secret that caused her to show great amazement.
www.theheavenlydoctrines.org /aboutswe.htm   (6269 words)

  
 Swedenborg, Emanuel - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SWEDENBORG, EMANUEL [Swedenborg, Emanuel], 1688-1772, Swedish scientist, religious teacher, and mystic.
Emanuel traveled extensively and was made (1716) assessor of the Royal College of Mines; his engineering skill made him widely known.
It was not Swedenborg's intention to establish a new sect.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-swedenbo.html   (496 words)

  
 BookRags: Emanuel Swedenborg Biography
Emanuel Swedenborg was born Emanuel Swedberg on Jan. 29, 1688, in Uppsala.
Swedenborg reasoned from a general principle of matter, in which he thought of the infinite as pure motion.
Swedenborg's theory of redemption rejected any notion that Jesus Christ was in himself a divine person, but it held that the inmost soul of Jesus was divine.
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 The Swedenborg Digital Libary: Online books about The Second Coming (Second Advent) of Jesus Christ, as revealed to ...
The Swedenborg Project is an independent 501(c)(3) Christian non-profit that is dedicated to sharing the good news that Jesus Christ has come again.
The Swedenborg Project, Inc. is registered in the state of Maryland and has been classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit foundation; gifts to the organization are deductible as charitable contributions for Federal and Maryland income tax purposes.
Swedenborg Digital Library.org and all contents within are the property of The Swedenborg Project.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Having completed his university course at Uppsala, in 1710, Swedenborg undertook a European tour, visiting England, Holland, France and Germany, studying especially natural philosophy and writing Latin verses, a collection of which he published in 1710.
His views as to the physiological functions of the spinal cord are also in agreement with later research, and he anticipated many of the pre-eminent offices of the ductless glands only elaborated much later.
He was buried in the Swedish church in Princes Square, in the parish of St. George's-in-the-East, and on the 7th of April 1908 his remains were removed at the request of the Swedish government to Stockholm.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Swedenborg (1688-1772) was a scientist, theologian, and philosopher.
A central teaching of Swedenborg was the idea of marriage between male and female to eternity.
Swedenborg taught that the Bible has a deeper meaning and likewise, claims The Lord's New Church "The Writings" (of Swedenborg) which are equally part of "God's WORD" have a deeper meaning.
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 Amazon.com: Heaven and Hell: Books: Emanuel Swedenborg,Bernhard Lang,George F. Dole   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Swedenborg's afterworld is a kind of reflection and amplification of our own, and his vision of moving and active collective of heavens, occupied by the very real blessed dead, has been a tremendous influence on Goethe, Emerson, and Jorge Luis Borges, among many others.
Swedenborg's sobriety, lack of pressure, consistency and intellectual integrity have put me against the wall and made me face the fact, for the first time in my life, that the Bible might be something more than merely the culture of a particular group of people form antiquity.
Swedenborg has harsh criticism of the churches ("they know nothing about heaven and hell"), but at the same time his book is like an amplification of the Bible, explaining it, giving much more detail, making it more credible.
www.amazon.com /Heaven-Hell-Emanuel-Swedenborg/dp/0877854769   (1935 words)

  
 Concerning Emanuel Swedenborg
We believe that the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg have an unnatural emphasis upon the necessity of human sexual pleasure, even though Swedenborg attempts to elevate that concept with his expression "conjugial love".
Swedenborg's "heavenly" experiences negate the Words of the LORD Jesus and embarrass the propriety of the Body of Christ.
Swedenborg argues that this "conjugial love" is not for the sake of offspring because marital sex is for the sake of gaining Wisdom.
www.whatsaiththescripture.com /Fellowship/Concerning.E.Swedenborg.html   (1506 words)

  
 Emanuel Swedenborg
Emanuel Swedenborg was born on the 29th of January, 1688 in Stockholm, Sweden, as the second son of Jesper Swedberg, the Lutheran Bishop of Skara.
Emanuel Swedenborg based his interpretation of the Holy Scripture on the "science of correspondence that exist between the spiritual or world of causes and the natural or world of effects".
Swedenborg's theology strictly speaking you can summarize as follows: he replaced the traditional idea of a judicial relationship between man and God by the concept of an organic or vital bond between creator and creature.
www.swedenborg.onlinehome.de /englisch/Sw1000e.htm   (3784 words)

  
 Emanuel Swedenborg Biography
Emanuel Swedenborg was a scientist, a philosopher, and, in his own words, "A servant of the Lord."
Swedenborg was an eighteenth century scientist who was well known and respected in his time, and even today, for his scientific accomplishments.
Swedenborg was in Gothenburg, dining with friends at the home of a wealthy local merchant.
www.newchurch.org /about/swedenborg/biography   (1396 words)

  
 Emanuel Swedenborg
Emanuel Swedenborg was born in Stockholm, the second son of Jesper Svedberg (1653-1735), a Lutheran bishop and hymn writer, and Sara Behm.
Swedenborg's hell has no Satan; heaven is populated by the spirits of the dead that carry on lives and habits much the same as they did on earth.
by Rosemary Ellen Guiley (1991); Swedenborg verborgene Wirkung auf Kant by Gottlieb Florschütz (1992); Sexualitet och äktenskap i Emanuel Swedenborgs religionsfilosofi by Sverker Sieversen (1993);
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Emanuel Swedenborg was born in Stockholm on 29 January 1688, the second son and third child of Bishop Jesper Swedberg, an eminent Lutheran Bishop.
There is no record of Emanuel having gained any important distinction at University but he had made good use of his time and was looked upon in the family circle as something of a poet.
Swedenborg declared himself that he had been prepared from his earliest youth for the holy office to whom God had called him, but it was not until 1743 that he began to have direct intimations of the great change that was about to come over him.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) : New Church : New Jerusalem
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) : New Church : New Jerusalem
Swedenborg: The Man Who Talked With Angels (D.M. Taylor)
Ask a question about Swedenborg and his teachings.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg
Swedenborg devoted the first half of his life to scientific investigations.
An extensive verse by verse explanation of the deeper levels of meaning of Genesis and Exodus describing the spiritual development of a human being and the nature of the Divine.
Conversations Swedenborg had with people in the Spiritual World who said they were from other planets in the universe.
www.biblemeanings.info /swedenborg.html   (554 words)

  
 Swedenborg, Emanuel (1688-1772)
He began having dreams, ecstatic visions, trances and mystical illusions in which he communicated with Jesus Christ and God and was granted a view of the order of the universe that was radically different from the teachings of the Christian church.
In response to a vision of the 'last judgment' and the 'return of Christ', Swedenborg proclaimed the advent of the New Church, an idea that found social expression in the Swedenborgian societies and in the foundation of the Church Of The New Jerusalem in England in 1778, and in the United States in 1792.
Emanuel Swedenborg: The Universal Human and Soul-Body Interaction (Classics of Western Spirituality).
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 Amazon.com: Emanuel Swedenborg: Visionary Savant in the Age of Reason (Swedenborg Studies, No. 14): Books: Ernst ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Emanuel Swedenborg was the scion of old established Swedish families of miners and ministers.
Researched and written by Ernst Benz, and translated into English by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, Emanuel Swedenborg: Visionary Savant In The Age Of Reason is a thoroughly documented autobiography of the scientist Emanual Swedenborg, a great and influential mind of the 18th century.
Swedenborg underwent a profound spiritual transformation in 1744 and thereafter devoted himself to extensively documenting his visions of the world of the afterlife.
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 Emanuel Swedenborg - near-death experience from psychic vision
The parallels between the afterlife experiences of Emanuel Swedenborg and near-death experiences are quite remarkable.
Swedenborg often mentioned that these societies, the Church of the Lord, are universal.
Swedenborg's journeys into the afterlife provides more than just a glimpse into the exciting journey awaiting us all, it gives a very clear picture.
www.near-death.com /experiences/triggers14.html   (5967 words)

  
 Emanuel Swedenborg : Spiritual Wisdom
His teachings and visions are presented in a rational and scientific manner, because he himself said that truth must be always understood in the clear light of reason.
Emanuel Swedenborg was born in Sweden in 1688, a son of a Lutheran Bishop.
Swedenborg neither preached nor gathered any congregations around him believing that the truth would be accepted when people were ready.
www.spiritualwisdom.org.uk /emanuel-swedenborg.htm   (469 words)

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