- E·ma·nu·el [ih-man-yoo-uh l; Swedish e-mah-noo-uh l] /ɪˈmæn yu əl; Swedish ɛˈmɑ nu əl/, Emanuel Swedberg, 1688–1772, Swedish scientist, philosopher, and mystic.
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He was fond of Swedenborg, and in his early youth relished Tom Paine.Robert Toombs
Pleasant A. Stovall
One passage of Swedenborg's description of Jupiter is curious.
However, it is not on this reasoning alone that Swedenborg relies.
What Swedenborg saw upon that earth has no special interest.
At twenty-one Swedenborg graduated at the University of Upsala.
- Emanuel (eˈmanuel). original surname Svedberg. 1688–1772, Swedish scientist and theologian, whose mystical ideas became the basis of a religious movement