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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Scientist and theologian whose visions and writings inspired his followers to establish the Church of the New Jerusalem after his death (1688-1772).

Usage examples (37)
  • Cairnsley said he would explain Swedenborg to me himself, and he invited me over to dinner to-night!
  • As we read the extraordinary writings of the mystics who studied the sciences in their relation to infinity, such as Swedenborg,
  • "Swedenborg," resumed the pastor, "was particularly attached to the
  • White's "Life of Swedenborg," will be new to many: for more
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