Emanuel Swedenborg

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Synonyms for Emanuel Swedenborg

Swedish theologian (1688-1772)

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I have found a whole new view of the Christian faith through reading Emmanuel Swedenborg, an 18th-century Christian mystic who explored heaven and hell through his extraordinary meditative trances.
In Erik Nordenskiold's masterful Biologins Historia (3 volumes, Stockholm, 1924; English translation commissioned by Alfred Knopf, The History of Biology, 1928)--a splendid book with a patriotically Swedish tilt--Linnaeus is treated as respectfully as Emmanuel Swedenborg.