The portrait was a reminder of the light which the Swedenborgian
Church brought to the life of this literary genius and brave woman, whose paths were illuminated by the lamp of divine wisdom.
(18) As Floyd Stovall has enumerated in The Foreground of Leaves of Grass (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974), Whitman might also have familiarized himself with Swedenborgian
ideas through spiritualist writings published in America in the mid-1850s such as Andrew Jackson Davis' Principles of Nature: Her Divine Revelations; and a Voice to Mankind (New York: S.
The seven full-length windows featured in this volume were created by Louis Comfort Tiffany, and were given by the Swedenborgian
church of Glendale, Ohio to the one in Cincinnati in 1902.
It is in this sense that Borges is most deeply Swedenborgian
. (x-xi) (23) This is a powerful assessment of Borges, and while readers familiar with Borges would smirk at Lawrence's naivete in assuming that Borges was a believer in a particular theological tradition (albeit heterodox), such a reading is nevertheless fully borne out both in the language of Borges and, as mentioned, in the strong presence of Swedenborg in Borges.
But as a Swedenborgian
mystical idealist, Nordenskiold secretly yearned to abolish the tyranny of money, a desire that eventually led him to Sierra Leone in an attempt to implement his Utopian vision.
Both authors base their readings of the story on Jewett's interest in Spiritualism and Swedenborgian
Decker in "Henry Miler's Journey Beyond Time: From Dijon to Epidaurus," and he sees it as a conclusion to his work in Paris about Balzac's Seraphita, which he now sees as "a voyage into the light" (Colossus 60) in reference to the Swedenborgian
cosmology, which Miller in this period often used as an inspiration, and which lay behind Balzac's novels Louis Lambert and Seraphita.
(13.) According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica of 1911, Wilkinson was a homeopathic physician and Swedenborgian
philosopher who was friends with Carlyle and Tennyson (Vol.
The ceremony, held at a local Swedenborgian
church, was everything we had imagined it would be from the moment our families lit the candles to our tear-riffled exchange of vows to the closing prayer when our family and friends raised their hands to bless us.
He even shrank from his own campaign slogan, "County First," by selecting the least qualified running mate since the Swedenborgian
shipbuilder Arthur Sewall ran as William Jennings Bryan's No.
John, verse 18, says only "teach men to be modest." Brave women figure in Chinese, Islamic, and Swedenborgian
I refer to the Swedenborgian
beliefs of his mother who told her young son that he, like her, had the gift of "second sight" and "second hearing," to explain to him what he was describing when he reported hearing voices, something that his mother did not dismiss (Parini 1999).