(32) For more on gender and Swedenborgianism
, see chapter 2 of Owen, Darkened Room.
The second principle is a foundation both of Swedenborgianism
and of romanticism in Novalis's acceptation.
Nineteenth-Century American Women Write Religion challenges Douglas's master story of cultural agon in the best possible way: by rejecting the "false dichotomy" of intellect and affect (7) and by investigating instead how women wrote in response to a diversity of religious traditions--Catholicism, AME Zionism, Mormonism, Shakerism, Methodism, Swedenborgianism
, Transcendentalism, spiritualism, and Calvinism--to express agency and to advocate for social reform.
What is more, he will have no part of mediums and Swedenborgianism
and all the phenomena of the sort that fascinated William.
However, the similarities between "The New Jerusalem" text and the Daily Times's "Who Was Swedenborg?" reveal important details about Whitman's awareness of and interest in Swedenborgianism
in the years surrounding the 1858 composition and publication of the Daily Times article.
early on abandoned his father's Swedenborgianism
, in which as a boy
Theosophy and other alternative creeds, ranging from Swedenborgianism
Eugene Taylor, a scholar of Swedenborg and his influence on Emerson and his companions, writes: "Swedenborgianism
Spiritism or Kardecism--as it is known in Brazil due to its founder Hippolyte Rivail's pen name, Allan Kardec (1804-69)--was a synthesis of many religious practices, such as Catholicism, Protestantism, and occult philosophies that flourished in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe, including Swedenborgianism
, Mesmerism, Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry and Theosophy.
As to Mallory's mature influences, a reading of the World's Advance-Thought showed her to be a Spiritualist, interested in Swedenborgianism
, Transcendentalism, and Quakerism, all of which looked toward the "inner light." Mallory admired and quoted Andrew Jackson Davis (1826-1910) (Mallory Vol.
Kabat-Zinn's assumptions about meditation and the universality of Dharma place him squarely in a cultural, historical, and religious context that includes Swedenborgianism
, Mesmerism, Transcendentalism, pragmatism, Theosophy, and New Thought.
Wallace's commitment to the antivaccination cause was without doubt motivated by his social reformism, which in turn was underpinned by spiritualism and Swedenborgianism