Emanuel Swedenborg Visionary Savant in the Age of Reason (Paperback)
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|Available for the first time in paperback, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke''s eminently readable translation of Ernst Benz'' classic work of scholarship stands as one of the most comprehensive biographies of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772).|
From the Publisher:
The distinguished German theologian Ernst Benz documents the rich and fascinating life of Emanuel Swedenborg, who claims an exceptional place in history as both a scientist and a visionary. Also an active statesman, Swedenborg accomplished major engineering feats, contributed numerous groundbreaking studies in a variety of scientific fields, and played a prominent role in Swedish public institutions. This is one of the most comprehensive biographies of Swedenborg available in print.
A reissue of Benz's astute 50-year-old biography of Emanuel Swedenborg, the 18th-century visionary.