Main explanation(s) from Swedenborg's works:
Inner Meaning of Prophets and Psalms 402
Other references by Swedenborg to this story:
Apocalypse Revealed 200
Heaven and Hell 137
De Verbo 14
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Swedenborg learned that the Biblical creation story is a parable about our spiritual development. See how that first light shining in the darkness represents the beginning of spiritual awareness.