9780877853336

Swedenborg's Garden of Theology: An Introduction to Emanuel Swedenborg's Published Theological Works

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  • ISBN13:

    9780877853336

  • ISBN10:

    0877853339

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-01
  • Publisher: Swedenborg Foundation
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Summary

"Swedenborg's Garden of Theology" provides an ideal introduction for anyone seeking a starting point to delve into the religious philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772).

Author Biography

Jonathan S. Rose is the series editor of the New Century Edition, an ongoing project that incorporates the latest scholarship to produce a modern, accessible translation of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological works. Holder of a B.A. and an M.Div. in religion and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Latin, he has worked for years in the study of Neo-Latin and in Swedenborgian research. He was both chaplain and a tenured professor of religion and sacred languages at Bryn Athyn College before taking on his current position.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
The Gateway: Swedenborg's Claimp. 3
The Layout of the Garden of Swedenborg's Theological Worksp. 7
The Population of the Gardenp. 19
Problematic Contentp. 39
Unusual Specimens and the Doorway to the Mirror Gardenp. 43
The Style of Swedenborg's Published Theological Worksp. 53
Swedenborg's Invitationp. 65
Appendix: Theological Worksp. 67
Notesp. 73
Bibliographyp. 93
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