Swedenborg, a Hermetic Philosopher: Being a Sequel to Remarks on Alchemy and the Alchemists. Showing that Emanuel Swedenborg was a Hermetic Philosopher and that His Writings May be Interpreted from the Point of View of Hermetic Philosophy. With a Chapter Comparing Swedenborg and Spinoza

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D. Appleton, 1858 - Alchemy - 352 pages
"This book is a sequel to the author's early work Remarks on alchemy and the alchemists. In the current volume, the author discusses the concept of hermetic philosophy and presents the works of Emanuel Swedenborg, a hermetic philosopher and the head of a considerable body of Christians who believe that the New Jerusalem has recently descended upon earth, or is about to come down from heaven to bless the world"--[Source inconnue].
 

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Page 218 - Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
Page 284 - Now this kind of knowing proceeds from an adequate idea of the formal essence of certain attributes of God to the adequate knowledge of the essence of things.
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