0.[AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTORY NOTE]
The HEAVENLY ARCANA -- the matters in Sacred Scripture or the Word of the Lord that have been disclosed - stand in explanatory sections entitled THE INTERNAL SENSE Of the Word. As for the nature of that sense, see what has been presented on the subject from experience in 1767-1777, 1869-1879, and in addition in the main body of the work, in 1-5, 64-66, 167, 605, 920, 937, 1143, 1224, 1404, 1405, 1408, 1409, 1502 end, 1540, 1659, 1756, 1783, 1807.
The MARVELS -- things seen in the world of spirits and in the angelic heaven - have been placed in sections before and after each chapter. In this first volume the sections are:
1 Man's awakening from the dead and his entry into eternal life, 168-181.
2 The entry into eternal life of one who has been so awakened, 182-189.
3 Man's entry into eternal life - continued, 314-319.
4 The nature of the life of a soul or spirit at that time, 320-327.
5 Some examples of what certain spirits had thought during their lifetime about the soul or spirit, 443-448.
6 Heaven and heavenly joy, 449-459.
7 Heaven and heavenly joy - continued, 537-546.
8 Heaven and heavenly joy - continued, 547-553.
9 The communities that constitute heaven, 684-691.
10 Hell, 692-700.
11 The hells of people who have gone through life hating, desiring revenge, and being cruel, 814-823.
12 The hells of people who have gone through life committing adultery and acts of unrestrained lust; also the hells of deceivers and witches, 824-871.
13 The hells of the avaricious; then the filthy Jerusalem and the robbers in the desert. Also the utterly foul hells of people who have lived wholly engrossed in the pursuit of pleasures, 938-946.
14 Other hells that are different from those mentioned already, 947-970.
15 Vastations, 1106-1113.