"Swedenborg is like a whole Himalayan Range of the mind. This biography, ...as from a mountain top, presents the whole vista of wisdom." - Wilson Van Dusen.
Rev. Dr. George F. Dole holds a B.A. from Yale, an M.A. from Oxford, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Now professor emeritus, Dr. Dole taught ancient languages, the Bible, and theology at the Swedenborg School of Religion in Newton, MA. His recent translations of the New Century Editions of Heaven and Hell, Divine Love and Wisdom, and Divine Providence have won critical acclaim. He is also the author of A Book About Us, Freedom and Evil and Sorting Things Out.Robert H. Kirven was president and professor emeritus of the Swedenborg School of Religion in Newton, Massachusetts. He held degrees from the University of Chicago, Andover Newton Theological School, and Brandeis University, where he earned a Ph.D. in the history of ideas.