A Swedish nobleman, a contemporary of Bach, Benjamin Franklin, Kant, Wesley, and Newton, scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator and mystic Emanuel Swedenborg lived during the height of the Enlightenment, in period, when one person could master in a lifetime the full sweep of Western philosophical and scientific thought. His life was steeped simultaneously in the rational world of the physical sciences and a deep Christian faith. A prolific writer and author of philosophical works, he is best known for his book “Heaven and its Wonders and Hell”.
Published in 1758, this book represents the detailed description of the afterlife and how people live after the death of the physical body.
We are glad to present you the work of one of the most important persons in Swedish history. It will be undoubtedly intriguing for everyone, who is interested with the history of Western philosophy. Enjoy the reading!