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A Course of Lectures on the Doctrines of the New Jerusalem Church, as Revealed in the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg; Delivered in the City of New York During the Winter of 1840-41 (Paperback) Loot Price: R505
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A Course of Lectures on the Doctrines of the New Jerusalem Church, as Revealed in the Theological Writings of Emanuel...
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A Course of Lectures on the Doctrines of the New Jerusalem Church, as Revealed in the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg; Delivered in the City of New York During the Winter of 1840-41 (Paperback)

Benjamin Fiske Barrett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842. Excerpt: ... "This continuation of life is what is understood by the resurrection. The reason why men believe that they are not to rise again before the last judgment, when also every visible object of the world is to perish, is because they have not understood the Word; and because sensual men place their life in the body, and believe that unless this were to live again, it would be all over with the man. "The life of man after death is the life of his love and the life of his faith, hence such as his love and such as his faith had been, when he lived in the world, such his life remains to eternity. It is the life of hell with those who have loved themselves and the world above all things, and the life of heaven with those who have loved God above all things and their neighbors as themselves. The latter are they that have faith, but the former are they that have not faith. The life of heaven is what is called eternal life, and the life of hell is what is called death." Again: it is said in the Arcana Coelestia, by Emanuel Swedenborg, that "man rises immediately after death, and then appears to himself in the body altogether as in the world, with such a face, with such members, arms, hands, feet, breast, belly, loins; yea also when he sees himself and touches himself, he saith that he is a man as in the world; nevertheless it is not his external principle, which he carried about in the world, that he sees and touches, but it is the internal principle, which constitutes that very human principle which lives, and which had an external principle about it or out of singular the things belonging to itself, whereby it could be in the world, and act suitably to its situation there in the performance of its functions; the earthly corporeal principle is no longer of any use to...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Benjamin Fiske Barrett
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 156
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41781-8
Barcode: 9781150417818
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LSN: 1-150-41781-1

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