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De la Nouvelle JÃ©rusalem et de sa doctrine - Emmanuel SWEDENBORG - 1782. 
Original French edition, rare, after the first published in London in Latin in 1758. Blond Full calf and marbled glossy contemporary. Smooth back adorned with grotesque. Part of title in red morocco. Upper joint cracked the top 8 cm. Lower joint split into head and tail. Although this work is the most famous of the author, because of its title which many churches have taken the symbolic name, it is not the first of its kind and is even be a reduction of the heavenly arcana, but while Arcane is an exegesis of Genesis, The New Jerusalem is one of the verses of the Apocalypse of St. John, in which Swedenborg, as in his other works book an ultra rational view of metaphysics and spirituality. Renowned scientist, Swedenborg knows a mystical attack at age 55. God speaks to him and allows him to communicate with the angels: "I am the Lord, the Creator and Redeemer, I chose you to make known to men the inner spiritual meaning of the Holy Scriptures I dictate to you everything you should. write. " The author know several visions he transcribed in his books. Swedenborg no breaks with the doctrines of Luther which it is derived but the relationship with God based on love, and it gives great importance to the angels who are the foundation of the existence of good and evil and the soul is an emanation of divinity. He was soon regarded as a universal genius, evidenced by the considerable influence he had, particularly in France on the writers of the Romantic generation, Balzac, who is quoted extensively, and draw him boards to his theory of desire Baudelaire, Cazotte and elsewhere in William Blake, Jung ... and even in Japan, in the book: The Buddha in the north. Bookplates. Ernest Chausson buffer. Great composer and self-taught, died at age 40 and left imperishable works in the field including chamber music, in the wake of the French Wagnerian, imbued with deep shagreen and melancholy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! ImprimÃ© et vendu par R. Hawes Londres 1782 In-8 (12,5x21,7cm) xx, 211pp. reliÃ©
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