Heaven and Hell

2010 edition

Cover II: Chair

Format: Hardback (choice of 2 covers)
Pages: 
650
Publisher: Swedenborg Society
Dimensions: 230 x 185 mm
Language: 
English
Translator: K C Ryder
Place of publication: London
Date of publication: 2010

Heaven And Hell (Hbk, Cover 1 Bosch)

£19.95

Heaven and Hell (Hbk, Cover 2 Chair)

£19.95

Synopsis

A NEW TRANSLATION BY KC RYDER

A new and accessible edition of Swedenborg's classic work De Coelo et Inferno. Translated from the Latin by K C Ryder, this eagerly awaited work includes a previously unpublished introduction by Jorge Luis Borges and full critical apparatus. Not only does this translation makes accessible all of the main themes of Swedenborg's ideas on the next life, it also offers a great introduction to his thought in general. This book has had a major influence on Western culture and is cited as a primary influence by writers as diverse as Czeslaw Milosz, Ralph Waldo Emerson, D T Suzuki, the Brownings, William Blake, and many others. An essential read for anyone seeking an accessible but comprehensive introduction to this great writer of Western thought.

Additional Information

Written in 1758.

Contributors: Translated by K C Ryder; Introduction by Jorge Luis Borges; Consultant, John Elliott; General Editor and Designer, Stephen McNeilly; Assistant Editor, James Wilson.