A variety of brief materials published after Swedenborg’s death, including doctrinal essays, letters, and manuscript fragments. Volume 2 includes:

“Summaries of the Internal Sense of the Prophetical Books, the Psalms of David, and Historical Parts of the Word”
“Scriptural Confirmations of New Church Doctrine”
“The Precepts of the Decalogue”
“Marriage (De Conjugio)”
“Indexes to the “Missing Treatise” Angelic Wisdom concerning Marriage
“Gad and Asher”
Collected minor works
Theological extracts from Swedenborg’s letters

About the Author

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) was a Swedish scientist, nobleman, and theologian who spent his life investigating the mysteries of the soul. Born in Stockholm to a staunchly Lutheran family, he graduated from the University of Uppsala and then traveled to England, Holland, France, and Germany to study the leading scientists of the time. He gained favor with Sweden’s King Charles XII, who gave him the position of overseer of the Swedish mining industry. Later, he was given a seat on the Swedish House of Nobles by Charles XII’s successor, Queen Ulrika Eleonora. Between 1743 and 1745 he began to have visions of heaven, hell, and Jesus Christ which resulted in a stream of books about the nature of God, the afterlife, and the inner meaning of the Bible. He devoted the last decades of his life to studying Scripture and presenting his own unique theology to the world.

The Redesigned Standard Edition is a thirty-volume collection of the only complete edition of Swedenborg’s theological writings currently available from the Swedenborg Foundation. Originally translated and published in the early 1900s, the RSE casebound set was redesigned and printed in a more readable format under the direction of William R. Woofenden.

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