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Author Hanegraaff, Wouter J.

Title Swedenborg, Oetinger, Kant : three perspectives on the secrets of heaven / Wouter J. Hanegraaff ; foreword by Inge Jonsson
Published West Chester, Pa. : Swedenborg Foundation, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 170 pages)
Series Swedenborg studies ; no. 18
Swedenborg studies ; no. 18
Contents Swedenborg's secrets of heaven -- A key to the secrets : Swedenborg's doctrine of correspondences -- The structure of secrets of heaven -- Method, history, and doctrine -- The method of biblical exegesis -- History and the styles of the word -- Teachings about charity and faith -- Biblical exegesis -- Genesis on the development of churches -- Genesis on the Lord's inner development -- Exodus on the spiritual church -- Accounts of memorable occurrences -- Heaven, hell, and their inhabitants -- The universal human constituted of angelic communities -- Hells and the process of spiritual devastation -- Oetinger, Kant, and the early reception of secrets of heaven -- The early reception of secrets of heaven -- Friedrich Christoph Oetinger -- Oetinger's first acquaintance with Swedenborg -- Swedenborgs and others earthly and heavenly philosophy -- From qualified acceptance to unqualified rejection -- Swedenborg in Oetinger's last works -- Immanuel Kant -- The Knobloch letter and the Herder fragments -- Dreams of a spirit seer -- Early reviews -- The later lectures on metaphysics -- What was at stake? -- Some later readers of secrets of heaven
Notes Second printing 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Oetinger, Friedrich Christoph, 1702-1782.
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772. Arcana coelestia
Heaven -- Christianity.
New Jerusalem Church -- Doctrines.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007000341
ISBN 0877853215
0877856508 (e-book)
9780877853213
9780877856504 (e-book)