A Thoughtful Soul

  • A Thoughtful Soul
  • A Thoughtful Soul

A Thoughtful Soul


by Swedenborg Foundation



A Thoughtful Soul
Reflections from Swedenborg
Author :
Emanuel Swedenborg
Editor : George F. Dole
Translator : George F. Dole
Foreword/Introduction by : Huston Smith
Format : Paperback, 184 pages
Release date : 1995

George F. Dole, Harvard Ph.D., has translated and arranged by theme a selection of passages from Swedenborg's works on life, heaven and hell, and the nature of God. This book is an accessible introduction for the reader new to Swedenborg, as well as a concise reference for those familiar with his philosophy.

Editor Bio

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 Freedom and Evil and Sorting Things Out.


"George F. Dole ... has done us a great service in bringing Emanuel Swedenborg back to the attention of our distracted age." - from the Foreword by Huston Smith