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Gallery of Mirrors

Gallery of Mirrors - Reflections of Swedenborg Thoughts - Anders Hallengren

What is the "secret of Great Tartary"? What became of the Swedish clerk Carl Robsahm's original manuscript of his talks with Emanuel Swedenborg? What was Strindberg's reaction to Balzac's novel Seraphita? These and other provocative questions are answered by Anders Hallengren in a selection of essays. Hallengren's research in various parts of the world brings to light records that were formerly thought to be lost. In addition, Hallengren traces routes of subtle influence that range from the experiences of Swedish soldiers captured in Russia to a chance encounter in a hotel in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, in the Virgin Islands.

Hallengren argues that these influences show the profound effect of Swedenborgian thought on celebrated and ordinary people, resulting not only in profound art but in a better world. "Reading this beautiful collection of well-researched essays, one cannot but be amazed at the phenomenon of Swedenborg and his influence." ---Prof. Wouter J. Hanegraaff, Utrecht University "Anders Hallengren's essays . . . [are] groundbreaking in . . . the importance of Swedenborg and Swedenborgianism outside Europe...: ---Prof. Lynn R. Wilkinson, University of Texas, Austin
Paperback: 203 pages
Publisher: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers (October 1, 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0877851891
ISBN-13: 978-0877851899
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: .33 Kg


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