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    An amazing story !!!
    Emmy Award-winning producer Penny Price portrays the fascinating life and thought of the Swedish Enlightenment scientist and spiritual visionary Emanuel Swedenborg, whom Zen scholar D.T. Suzuki revered as the "great king of the mystical realm." Interweaving breathtaking nature photography, expert interviews, computer animation, and rare, archival stills with dramatic re-enactment featuring acclaimed actor Lillian Gish and contemporary documentary footage, this program conveys the essential and ever-relevant insights brought back by Swedenborg from his unprecedented explorations of the spiritual worlds.

    Swedenborg documented the death experience as the soul departs its expired material form, awakens into the afterlife realm, and is stripped of every accretion of personality to gravitate to the level of the upper or nether regions that corresponds perfectly to its innermost nature.

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    http://www.swedenborg.com/emanuel-sw...rg/about-life/

    a site to explore with free downloads, videos, etc

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    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/16044...4-h.htm#para85 THE BOOK - «EARTHS IN OUR SOLAR SISTEM....»

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    EARTHS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

    WHICH ARE CALLED PLANETS

    AND

    EARTHS IN THE STARRY HEAVEN

    THEIR INHABITANTS, AND THE SPIRITS AND ANGELS THERE

    FROM THINGS HEARD AND SEEN

    FROM THE LATIN

    OF

    EMANUEL SWEDENBORG

    SWEDENBORG SOCIETY (Incorporated)
    20-21 BLOOMSBURY WAY, LONDON, W.C.1
    1962
    The issues of this volume in a demy 8vo edition by the Swedenborg Society have been:—

    First Edition 1860
    Second Edition 1875
    Third Edition 1894
    Reprinted 1909
    Reprinted 1931
    Reprinted 1940
    Reprinted 1962
    For other editions, see "A Bibliography of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg" (JAMES HYDE).

    Printed in Great Britain by
    Morrison & Gibb Ltd., London and Edinburgh
    TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    NOS.
    Earths in the Universe, 1-8
    The Planet Mercury, 9-45
    The Planet Jupiter, 46-84
    The Planet Mars, 85-96
    The Planet Saturn, 97-104
    The Planet Venus, 105-110
    The Moon, 111, 112
    Reasons why the Lord willed to be Born on our Earth, and not on any other, 113-122
    Earths in the Starry Heaven, 123-126
    The First Earth in the Starry Heaven, 127-137
    The Second Earth in the Starry Heaven, 138-147
    The Third Earth in the Starry Heaven, 148-156
    The Fourth Earth in the Starry Heaven, 157-167
    The Fifth Earth in the Starry Heaven, 168-178
    PAGE
    Index of Subjects, 101
    Index of Scripture References, 106

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    a good explanation ...


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    on Science and the Outer Streams, Andy Nesky, President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Theosophical Society, welcomes the Rev. Dr. Jonathan S. Rose. Dr. Rose discusses the life, legacy and works of Swedish philosopher, scientist, and theologian Emmanuel Swedenborg. Swedenborg has been called one of the greatest thinkers Sweden has ever produced, and his theology sparked a Christian religious movement known as The New Jerusalem Church. Dr. Rose is the series editor and the translator for the "New Century Edition," a series of annotated English translations of Swedenborg's theological writings. He has been the Curator of the Swedenborgia Library and is now a chaplain and assistant professor of Religion and Sacred Languages at Bryn Athyn College of the New Church.

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    Thank you MariaDine for the Swedenborg material. I found it interesting that some of the motivation for "Johnny Appleseed's" work spreading apples across the American frontier was Swedenborg. Johnny Appleseed was a real man-John Chapman- who spent his life spreading apples and the work of Emmanuel Swedenborg. See "Johnny Appleseed" on Wikipedia.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Appleseed
    Two interesting humans!

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    I have read swedenborg's heaven and hell a couple of times.... when friends tried to order his works from I believe it was the swedenborg foundation, the works were altered and did not convey the same meaning... I will report back what i can find about this fact....

    I would highly recommend the books, but i know my opinion doesn't hold much Waite around here....

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    Quote The New Century Edition of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg incorporates a new approach to translating the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg.

    The New Century Edition is unique in Swedenborgian scholarship. This is the first translation of Swedenborg’s writings to be produced using a unified set of standards. Internationally recognized scholars have been recruited to write introductions that set each work in its historical context. The text is extensively annotated, explaining the meaning of obscure terms, the personal or historical context behind particular passages, and other tidbits of information that give deeper meaning to the work. In addition, translator’s prefaces give notes about the original Latin and tables of parallel passages show where Swedenborg discusses similar topics. There are indexes not only to the biblical references in each work, but to the prefaces and introductions as well as (separately) the works themselves. In short, the New Century Edition is the ultimate reference tool for anyone who wants to delve into Swedenborg. .......

    In the 1970s and 1980s, the Swedenborg Foundation published more contemporary translations of Swedenborg’s most popular works, and in the 1990s we typeset the entire series of Swedenborg’s theological writings electronically, in the process employing Swedenborgian scholars and editors to update the more obscure English phrasing. This work became known as the Redesigned Standard Edition. But it became obvious that what was needed was an entirely new translation of Swedenborg’s works, one that maintained the poetic vision of the original while incorporating input from both scholars and linguistic experts to produce an accurate rendering of Swedenborg’s thoughts. Thus the New Century Edition was born.
    I would recommend trying to get a version prior to the new century one...
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    Quote Posted by thunder24 (here)
    I have read swedenborg's heaven and hell a couple of times.... when friends tried to order his works from I believe it was the swedenborg foundation, the works were altered and did not convey the same meaning... I will report back what i can find about this fact....

    I would highly recommend the books, but i know my opinion doesn't hold much Waite around here....

    peace

    post update: http://www.swedenborg.com/emanuel-sw...ury-edition-2/

    Quote The New Century Edition of the Works of Emanuel Swedenborg incorporates a new approach to translating the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg.

    The New Century Edition is unique in Swedenborgian scholarship. This is the first translation of Swedenborg’s writings to be produced using a unified set of standards. Internationally recognized scholars have been recruited to write introductions that set each work in its historical context. The text is extensively annotated, explaining the meaning of obscure terms, the personal or historical context behind particular passages, and other tidbits of information that give deeper meaning to the work. In addition, translator’s prefaces give notes about the original Latin and tables of parallel passages show where Swedenborg discusses similar topics. There are indexes not only to the biblical references in each work, but to the prefaces and introductions as well as (separately) the works themselves. In short, the New Century Edition is the ultimate reference tool for anyone who wants to delve into Swedenborg. .......

    In the 1970s and 1980s, the Swedenborg Foundation published more contemporary translations of Swedenborg’s most popular works, and in the 1990s we typeset the entire series of Swedenborg’s theological writings electronically, in the process employing Swedenborgian scholars and editors to update the more obscure English phrasing. This work became known as the Redesigned Standard Edition. But it became obvious that what was needed was an entirely new translation of Swedenborg’s works, one that maintained the poetic vision of the original while incorporating input from both scholars and linguistic experts to produce an accurate rendering of Swedenborg’s thoughts. Thus the New Century Edition was born.
    I would recommend trying to get a version prior to the new century one...
    Thank you Thunder good piece of Info...!!!

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    Swedenborg 101: The Basic Nature of Everything - Swedenborg and Life

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    In this episode, host Curtis Childs and featured guests explore what eighteenth-century Christian mystic and philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg learned during his mystical explorations of the spiritual world. Join in as they delve into Swedenborg’s life, spiritual awakening, and resulting philosophies about the relationship between this life and the afterlife.

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    I was awoken today by my humming of Amazing Grace. Why? Not sure but I could not get back to sleep...

    Swedenborg - who knew? Johnny Appleseed? Helen Keller? John Hicks? Alexander Graham Bell? Good company...
    Forget about it

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    ​Famous People Influenced by Swedenborg

    Below is a list of famous people influenced by Swedenborg. Click on a name for more information.

    ​​​Gerrit Barger - Engineer

    Elizabeth Barret ​Browning - English Poet

    Charles Pierre Baudelaire - French writer

    Ernst Benz - German writer

    John Bigelow - American statesman

    Jorge Luis Borges - Argentinian writer

    Daniel Burnham - Architect

    Johnny “Appleseed” Chapman - American pioneer

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poet

    Calvin Coolidge- American President

    Honoré de Balzac - French novelist

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - British author

    Daniël van Egmond - Dutch philosopher

    Ralph Waldo Emerson - American writer

    Anatole France - French writer

    Robert Frost - American poet

    ​Paola Giovetti - Italian writer

    Ton Gravelijn - Dutch painter

    ​Heinrich Heine - German poet

    ​​Walter M. Horton - American professor

    Henry James Sr. - American author

    William James - American philosopher

    Dr. Carl Gustav Jung - Swiss psychologist

    Helen Keller - American author

    ​​Dr. James Tyler Kent - Founder of homeopathy

    Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. - Clergyman and Civil Rights Activist

    ​Bernhard Lang​ - German scientist

    James F. Lawrence - American researcher

    Robert Lemm - Dutch writer

    Czeslaw Milosz - Polish poet

    Rev. Theodore Pitcairn - American clergyman

    Hiram Powers - American sculptor
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    Kenneth Ring, ph.d. - American psychologist

    Franklin D. Roosevelt - President of the United States

    Arnold Schoenberg - German composer

    August Strindberg - Swedish novelist and playwright

    ​Daisetz T. Suzuki - Japanese Zen Master

    Rev. Peter van Balen- Pastor of the New Church in the Netherlands

    ​​Wilson van Dusen, ph.d. - American clinical psychologist

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - German writer

    Anton von Webern - German composer

    Colin Wilson - British writer

    Richard Yardumian - American Composer

    William Butler Yeats - Irish Poet
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