News & Announcements

News and Announcements

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

Written by Jane Siebert 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 …

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Not In My Name!

From the Social Justice Committee Written by Robert McCluskey I first learned of Christian nationalism in 1984, when I joined the Religious Liberty Committee of the National Council of Churches. The specific issue was “Christian Identity,” a new militia movement at the time. Its strange, underlying tenet was that White people, not Jews, are the …

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Accepting the Call: Translating True Christian Religion for Korean Swedenborgians

Written by Junchol Lee Translating Swedenborg’s True Christian Religion into Korean has been a personal, but important, journey for me—twenty-seven years in the making. Though I didn’t set pen to proverbial paper until 2019, the project actually began in 1994 when I took my very first Latin class at Bryn Athyn College. At the time, …

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Black History Month

It’s Black History Month! Check out the Swedenborgians in Action Against Racism newsletter on the topic of Black History Month. Learn some of the history around how Black History Month came to be, and what still needs to be improved in Black History Month education, as well as book, podcast and documentary recommendations, resources for kids …

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