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Secrets pf Heaven
The first and largest published
theological works by Emanuel Swedenborg, Secrets of Heaven
reveals the hidden meaning of Genesis and Exodus and also the
wonders of heaven and the chaos of hell....To peruse the pages
of Secrets of Heaven is to make a spiritual journey with one of
the most remarkable visionaries the Western world has ever
produced. Emanuel Swedenborg guides us through Scripture,
specifically through the verses of Genesis and Exodus.
within the Bible, he uncovers the hidden meaning of these books,
revealing evidence, for example, of emotional and mental trials
that Jesus underwent during his life on earth. He also reveals
the mysteries of the afterlife and the angelic welcome and
process of self-discovery that await us after we die. Translator
Lisa Hyatt Cooper has produced a fresh and vibrant render of
this spiritual classic. Wouter J. Hanegraaff, professor of
History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the
University Of Amsterdam, provides an introduction that relates
the work to the context of its times; and renowned Swedenborg
scholar William Ross Woofenden supplies an overview of the work
in the context of Swedenborg's other works. See item number
978-0-087785-486-9 for Secrets of Heaven in a deluxe hardcover!
"With regard to Swedenborg's Secrets of Heaven, there never was
a time more pressing than now to understand that the internal
spiritual meaning of the Christian Bible refers not to the
special dispensation of one sect, but to the evolution of a
higher spiritual consciousness within each individual."
---Eugene Taylor, Ph.D., director of the Cambridge Institute of
Psychology and Religion.
of Heaven Vol. 1 Hardback Features: