B7. SPLENDORS OF THE SPIRIT: Swedenborg’s Quest For Insight
© 2001 58 min. $20.00
DISCOVER THE SPIRITUAL SECRETS OF THE AGES: What happens after we die? How can we overcome our fear of death? This documentary brings comfort to all those who work in the field of death and dying and is excellent for those interested in spirituality, ethics, religion, philosophy, science and historical biographies. He discovered the language of angels, and learned the meaning and purpose of life. Explore the wisdom and spiritual revelations from one of the most remarkable visionaries of all time, the 18th century mystic and eminent scientist, Emanuel Swedenborg. “Since we are implanted in the Divine, we can never die, for we are in what is eternal and infinite.”- Emanuel Swedenborg. With Lillian Gish and Alfred Hinkley. Produced, Directed & Co-written by Penny Price. Seen on PBS.
“Swedenborg was a great king of the mystical realm, a clairvoyant unique in history and a scholar of incomparable vigor. ” -D.T. Suzuki, the renowned Zen scholar.
“Swedenborg was one of the most important influences in my life.”- Helen Keller, an extraordinary deaf and blind woman, who overcame the limits of her physical challenges with the inspirational writings of Emanuel Swedenborg.
AWARDS: International Film & Video Festival, 2nd Place – Religion, Ethics, Humanities; New York Festival, Finalist; and CHRIS and TELLY Awards.
Video Librarian – *** 1/2 STARS. “Highly Recommended. Combining appealing grahics, brief dramatic reenactments and beautiful outdoor photography.”
The Book Reader – “Penny Price has a brilliant sense of timing. She creates a vivid and wonderful aura of the man. A provocative and wise video, and a very great achievement for our everyday world.”
“An engrossing exploration of our immortality through the eyes of a genuine seer. “ – Marianne Williamson