A completely new, annotated, scholarly translation of the most recent volume in The New Century Edition of the works of Emanuel Swedenborg. Introduction by R. Guy Erwin. True Christianity presents a satisfying and sensible alternative to mainstream Christianity. The last book published by Emanuel Swedenborg, it serves as both the keystone in the architecture of his theology and the summary of his far-reaching psychological insights. This volume, the first of two, provides unique and satisfying answers to humankind's perennial questions about the nature of God and about Jesus -- not only what his purpose was and how he fulfilled it, but why his life and death are still relevant to us now. As Swedenborg's crowning achievement, qTrue Christianityq is unique. Its revolutionary exploration of spiritual topics is presented in a luminously clear and ordered style, bolstered with a wealth of Biblical quotations; yet interwoven into its careful structure is an unprecedented abundance of humour, imagery, analogies, and accounts of Swedenborg's experiences in the spiritual world.To our eyes it seems that the sun goes around the earth once a day, and also once a year. ... People who simply or ignorantly think that the sun is moving around the earth do not destroy an idea that is physically true, which is that the earth rotates on its axis and follows the ecliptic ... earthly self as reinforcement, and especially if they use the Worda#39;s statements that the sun rises and sets as reinforcement, anbsp;...
|Title||:||True Christianity, Containing a Comprehensive Theology of the New Church that was Predicted by the Lord in Daniel 7:13-14 and Revelation 21:1, 2: sections 1-462|
|Author||:||Emanuel Swedenborg, Glen Michael Cooper, Stuart Shotwell|