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Moses, Paul, and Swedenborg

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Dr. Leon James, Professor of Psychology, University of Hawaii, May 2003 (Version 12). An online book.


  • Introduction
    1. The Dawning Age of True Science
    2. Swedenborg's Dual Consciousness
    3. Character Reformation By Means of the Threefold Word of God
    4. The Varieties of Religion Under One Divine Human Person
    5. Phase 1--Ritual Faith or the Moses-Phase (Sectarianism, Fundamentalism)
    6. Phase 2--Mystical Faith or the Paul-Phase (Personalism, Universalism)
    7. Phase 3--Rational Faith or the Swedenborg-Phase (Particularism, Actualism)
    8. Sectarianism: The Old Testament State (Hebrew Word)
    9. Personalism: The New Testament State (Greek Word)
    10. Particularism: The Third Testament State (Latin Word)
    11. Spiritual Development is Cyclical and Recursive:
    12. The Moses Mind: Three States of Sectarianism
    13. The Pauline Mind: Three States of Personalism
    14. The Swedenborg Mind: Three Phases of Particularism
    15. The Three Levels in the Mind--Natural, Spiritual, and Celestial
    16. Anatomical Diagrams of the Mind in Relation to God and Universe
    17. Recapitulation and Study Questions and Exercises
    18. Further Exercises
    19. Selections from the Writings
  • Bibliography and Notes
  • Abbreviations to Books by Swedenborg
  • Appendix
  • Diagnostic Test of Rational Spirituality 100 Items
  • Answer Sheet
  • Answer Key
  • How to Interpret Your Score

By: Leon James, Ph.D.