Rev. George F. Dole, Ph.D.

Encountering Others: Angels, Apocalypse, & Aliens

This four-part online course explores some of the more challenging (and wonderfully strange) aspects of Swedenborg’s theology. How did Swedenborg deal with difference, with an otherness that lay outside the norms of the Protestant Christianity (and scientific understanding) of his day?

A Forty-Year Journey Engaging Human Sexuality and Gender Questions in the Swedenborigan Church of North America

“At the upcoming annual convention, a proposed Standing Resolution of welcome and support of all people in the LGBTQ+ community will be brought to the floor.” Read Rev. Dr. Jim Lawrence’s article in the May 2022 issue of “the Messenger”.

Dr. Rebecca Esterson Named Next Dean of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies

“The Board of Trustees of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies, (CSS) the Corporation of the New Church Theological School, is delighted and honored to announce the selection of our new dean, Dr. Rebecca Esterson, starting July 1, 2022.

Rev. Dr. James Lawrence is retiring after twenty-one years as dean and will become the new President of the Swedenborgian Church of North America at this year’s annual convention in June.”

Read Rev. Jane Siebert’s article in the March 2022 issue of “the Messenger”.

Rev. George F. Dole, Ph.D.

Remembering Rev. George F. Dole, PH.D.

Reflections on George Dole’s Professional Career

The History and Vision of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies

An interview with CSS Dean Emeritus, Rev. Dr. James Lawrence.

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