Emanuel Swedenborg

(1688—1772) Swedish scientist, philosopher, and mystic

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Swedish author, scientist, and mystic (1688–1772). Some of Swedenborg's ideas have certain affinities with Jewish mysticism. There is some evidence that Swedenborg was influenced by the Zohar but none, however, of any influence of Swedenborg on later Jewish mystical ideas.

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