A Concise Study of the Life and Works of Emanuel Swedenborg

Christian Mystic, Theologian, Scientist and Revelator
Narrated by: Charlie Glaize
Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The life and times of Emanuel Swedenborg talks about the spiritual, philosophy, and theology of Swedenborg. Swedenborg was a great scientist, inventor, theolgian, and thinker. Swedenborg was also a Christian mystic who had visions and dreams about the heavenly realm and spiritual places.

©2012 Henry Epps (P)2013 Henry Epps

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Emanuel Swedenborg the great Revelator

Where does A Concise Study of the Life and Works of Emanuel Swedenborg rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Emanuel Swedenborg was a great revelator, inventor and prophet of God during the 18th century who had visions of heaven and hell. Emanuel writings inspired many great thinkers in his day and the present days.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Emanuel Swedenborg

Have you listened to any of Charlie Glaize’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, Mr. Glaize does a great job in this audio book.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, you can relax and listen to the entire book in one setting.

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Took itself way to seriously

It was like the narrator had fallen for the idea that he was spreading the word of god - and therefore put on a cool spiritutal voice. Very annoying, it kinda bugs me that Swedenborg's teaching's attracts those kind of vibrations. He deserves more.

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Amazing man especially way ahead of his time!!

Would you listen to A Concise Study of the Life and Works of Emanuel Swedenborg again? Why?

Yes, I probably will just to hear what I may have missed. There is a lot to his life!

What does Charlie Glaize bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I don't have the time to read, so listening is perfect!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

It's all interesting!