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Emanuel Swedenborg

Swedenborg was a Swedish scientist, theologian, and mystic. After beginning publication of Sweden's first scientific journal, he gradually shifted toward philosophy of nature and metaphysics, believing that the universe had a basically spiritual structure. In 1744, he claimed to have had a vision of Christ, and afterward spent the rest of his career interpreting the Bible and relating what he had seen in his visions. What was Swedenborg said to have predicted through a purported psychic ability? More...
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During the twenty years Swedenborg spent exploring the spiritual world, he took copious, detailed notes about every interaction he had with heavenly angels, evil spirits, and people who had just crossed into the afterlife—and he transformed the insights he learned from them into life-guiding spiritual principles that can be applied to anyone’s life regardless of religious affiliation. A deeper look at Swedenborg’s spiritually-enriching teachings can be explored by clicking on the ideas below. For a video overview, check out our Swedenborg and Life episode.
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If that claim of vision was not supported by the name of Christ, then what could have happened? Psychiatric asylum or burning on a pile?
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