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[vii---contents] TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction ix PART I: SWEDENBORG¿S SECRETS OF HEAVEN 1 A Key to the Secrets: Swedenborg¿s Doctrine of Correspondences 2 The Structure of Secrets of Heaven 3 Method, History, and Doctrine The Method of Biblical Exegesis History and the Styles of the Word Teachings about Charity and Faith 4 Biblical Exegesis Genesis on the Development of Churches Genesis on the Lord¿s Inner Development Exodus on the Spiritual Church 5 Accounts of Memorable Occurrences Heaven, Hell, and their Inhabitants The Universal Human Constituted of Angelic Communities Hells and the Process of Spiritual Devastation PART II: OETINGER, KANT, AND THE EARLY RECEPTION OF SECRETS OF HEAVEN 6 The Early Reception of Secrets of Heaven 7 Friedrich Christoph Oetinger Oetinger¿s First Acquaintance with Swedenborg Swedenborg¿s and Others¿s Earthly and Heavenly Philosophy From Qualified Acceptance to Unqualified Rejection Swedenborg in Oetinger¿s Last Works 8 Immanuel Kant The Knobloch Letter and the Herder Fragments Dreams of a Spirit Seer Early Reviews The Later Lectures on Metaphysics What Was at Stake? 9 Some Later Readers of Secrets of Heaven Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772. Arcana coelestia.
Heaven -- Christianity.
New Jerusalem Church -- Doctrines.
Oetinger, Friedrich Christoph, 1702-1782.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.