The Last Judgment in Retrospect
By Emanuel Swedenborg
Translated and edited by George F. Dole
The Last Judgment, one of the lesser-known works of Swedish visionary Emanuel Swedenborg (1668-1772), presents a startling claim: “The Last Judgment began last year–1757–and was completed by the end of that year.” This judgment, according to Swedenborg, occurred in the heavens rather than on earth and marked the beginning of a transformation in the spiritual realms that would, over time, affect all of humanity. Read more
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The Last Judgment, one of Swedenborg’s lesser known works, presents a startling claim: “The Last Judgment began last year—1757—and was completed by the end of that year.” This judgment occurred in the heavens, rather than on earth. Swedenborg’s view of the Last Judgment stresses God’s love and mercy and combats the fearful prophecies of fiery destruction and eternal damnation that have characterized this subject for so long.