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Mysterium magnum
Jacob Boehme


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Mysterium magnum
or, An exposition of the first book of Moses, called Genesis, concerning the manifestation or revelation of the divine word through the three principles of the divine essence; also of the originall of the world and the creation. Wherein the kingdome of nature, & the kingdome of grace are expounded for the better understanding of the Old and New Testament, and what Adam and Christ are, also, how man should consider and may know himselfe in the light of nature, what he is, and wherein his temporall, and externall life consist; also, wherein his eternall blessedness and damnation consist. And is an exposition of the essence of all essences for the further consideration of the lovers, in the divine gift. Comprised in three parts
Written anno 1623 by Jacob Behm, to which is added, The life of the author and his Foure tables of divine revelation.

Published 1654 by Printed by M. Simmons for H. Blunden in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Copy imperfect: p. 595-596 torn; cover loose.

"The life of Jacob Behmen, written by Durand Hotham" (48 p.) and "Four tables of divine revelation...Englished by H.B." (22 p.) each has special t.p.

Translated by John Ellistone and John Sparrow.

Pt. 3 originally published separately with title "Josephus Redivivus."

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(20), 605, (94) p., 1 plate ;
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History Created December 11, 2009 · 4 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

December 3, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added subjects from MARC records.
October 22, 2010 Edited by Alan Millar merge authors
January 17, 2010 Edited by WorkBot add subjects and covers
December 11, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page