Concerning Heaven And Its Wonders, And Concerning Hell by Emanuel SwedenborgConcerning Heaven And Its Wonders, And Concerning Hell by Emanuel Swedenborg

Concerning Heaven And Its Wonders, And Concerning Hell

byEmanuel Swedenborg

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ... one genus and one species of evil with others. How great the number of the hells is, has been given me to know from this circumstance, that there are hells under every mountain, hill, and rock, and likewise under every plain and valley, and that they extend themselves beneath, in length, breadth, and depth: in a word, the whole heaven, and the whole world of spirits, are as it were excavated beneath, and under them is a continual hell. So far concerning the plurality of the hells. CONCERNING THE EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL. 589. That any thing may exist, there must be an equilibrium of all things: without equilibrium there is neither action nor reaction; for equilibrium is between two forces, one of which acts, and the other reacts, and the rest occasioned by similar action and reaction is called equilibrium. In the natural world there is an equilibrium in all and single things; in general, in the atmospheres themselves, in which inferiors react and resist, in proportion as superiors act and are incumbent. In the natural world also there is an equilibrium between heat and cold, between light and shade, and between dryness and moisture, the middle temperature being their equilibrium. There is likewise an equilibrium in all the subjects of the three kingdoms of nature, the mineral, the vegetable, and the animal: for without an equilibrium in those kingdoms nothing exists and subsists, there being every where a kind of effort acting on one part and reacting on the other. All existence, or every effect, is produced in equilibrium; but it is produced by this, that one force acts, and another suffers itself to be acted upon, or that one force by acting flows in, and another receives and yields in agreement with it. In the natural...
Title:Concerning Heaven And Its Wonders, And Concerning HellFormat:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217194516

ISBN - 13:9780217194518

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