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Academy of the New Church
Philosophy 4
Bryn Athyn, August, 1934

CORRESPONDENCE OF THE HUMAN BODY
Lectures by Hugo Lj. Odhner


    Description of the Course
    1.         The Concept of the Human Form as universal in Creation and in Society. The History of this Concept
    2.         The Philosophy of the Divine Human, as the Cornerstone of New Church thought.
    3.         Application of this Philosophy to the Spiritual World. Study of the various Kingdoms of the Human Body, and the corresponding Provinces of the Grand Man.
    4.         The Parallelism and Relation between Physiological and Mental Processes.

Outline of the Course

PART ONE

The Philosophy of the Human Form

 

Chapter I.        Swedengorg’s Announcement of the Doctrine of the Grand Man.

 

Chapter II.      History of the Doctrine of the GRand Man, traced from Myth and Philosophy.

 

Chapter III.     God as Man:

1. The Divine Human Form before Creation.

2.  The Divine Human before Incarnation.

3.  The Divine Human after Incarnation.

4.  The Divine Human after Glorification.

5.  The Divine Human as the Word.

 

Chapter IV.    The Human Form Universal in Creation.

 

Chapter V.     Man a Microcosm.

 

Chapter VI.    The Human Form in the Collective:

Chapter VII.    The Essential Uses of Society, as revealed in the Writings of the New Church.

 

Chapter VIII.    The Grand Man:

 

Chapter IX.    Origin and Derivation of the Human Form:

Chapter X.    Knowledge Concerning the Correspondences of the Human Body.

Chapter XI.    "Correspondence"; Definitions of all possible relationships by Correspondence.

         

           

Chapter XII.    General Divisions of the Human Body.

Chapter XIII.    The Four General Kingdoms of the Body.

 

Chapter XIV    General Correspondences of the Body.

 

PLEASE NOTE

ONLY  THE TEXT FOR PART ONE HAS BEEN FOUND
AND IS LINKED TO THE ABOVE OUTLINE.  

The text for parts two through five outlined below may never have been written by the author.

See notes written subsequently by that author on his course, The Human Organic, Philosophy 10.

 

PART TWO

Correspondences of the Parts, Organs, and Viscera of the Human Gody

 

Chapter I.    The Ultimates of the Body.

        1.  Bones.

        2.  Skin and Hair.

        3.  Tendons and Muscles.

 

Chapter II.     The Kingdom of the Abdominal Viscera, and of the Chyle.

 

Chapter III.    The Kingdom of the Thorax, and of the Blood.

 

Chapter IV.    The Kingdom of the Head.

 

Chapter V.     The Kingdom of Generation.

 

Chapter VI.    The Correspondences of the Five Senses; especially of Sight, Hearing, Smell, and Touch.

 

PART THREE

Mental Corresponences

 

Chapter I       Paralles of Operation in Body and mind  National Functions.

 

Chapter II.    Correspondence of Spirits to Mental Planes.

 

Chapter III.   The Correspondent Processes of Generation and REgeneration.

 

PART FOUR

Situation in the Spiritual World

 

Chapter I.   Apppearance of the Spiritual World:

        1.  To Novitiates.

        2.   To Spirits and Angels.

        3.   To Swedenborg

         

Chapter II.  Various Bases of Phenomenal Relations:

        1.   Spaces and Times in the Spiritual World.

        2.   Dirctions and Quarters.

        3.   Planes and Provinces.

        4.   Exceptional Phenomena, true and false.

         

PART FIVE

The Grand Monster

 

Chapter I.    The History of the Doctrine of a Personal Devel.

 

Chapter II.    The Doctrine of the Grand Monster.

 


 

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