Apocalypse Explained (Complete And Annotated Edition)

Apocalypse Explained (Complete And Annotated Edition)

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This is the extended annotated edition including a very detailed biography about Swedenborg, his life and his writings. This writing was left unpublished at Swedenborg's death, although it had apparently been carefully prepared for publication. Except towards the end it is almost exclusively an exposition of the spiritual sense of Scripture. Not only is every phrase in the Apocalypse (as far as covered) separately explained, but thousands of passages, gathered from all parts of the Word, are quoted and expounded. These expositions close with the tenth verse of the nineteenth chapter. Towards the end extended doctrinal discussions are introduced. Both for its exposition of passages of Scripture and for its doctrinal statements this is an exceedingly important and valuable work. It is especially instructive in its expositions of the Psalms, the Prophets, and the Gospels.This is evident from the signification of a aquot;prophet, aquot; as being one who teaches truths, and abstractly from persons, the ... and made a grove (1 Kings 16:3133); And that Jezebel slew the prophets of Jehovah (1 Kings 18:4, 13); And that she wished to slay Elijah also (1 Kings 19:12 seq.); And that through craft, by substituting false witnesses, she took away the vineyard from Naboth, and slew him (1 Kingsanbsp;...

Title:Apocalypse Explained (Complete And Annotated Edition)
Author:Emanuel Swedenborg
Publisher:Jazzybee Verlag - 2013-11-19


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