Robert Winterhalter graduated from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (BA), The Iliff School of Theology, Denver, Colorado (MRE), Kentucky Christian University, Ashland, Kentucky (PHD), Unity Training School, Unity Village, Missouri, and Brooks Divinity School, Denver, Colorado.
Robert lived his life through Christ. In his pastoral experience he was minister at the New Thought Temple of Christ, Cleveland, Ohio, minister at the First Divine Science Church, Appleton, Wisconsin, minister at the Universal Center of Truth, Lake County, Illinois, Director of Christ Tower of Prayer, Atlanta, Georgia, minister at the First Divine Science Church, Belleville, Illinois, and Minister of Education Gateway Church of Divine Science, Crestwood, Missouri.
Robert's teaching experience included Teacher Training Coordinator at Unity on the North Shore, Evanston, Illinois, faculty in the Ministerial Education Program at the Christ Church of Truth, Atlanta, Georgia, faculty at the Divine School of Higher Consciousness, Crestwood, Missouri, faculty in the External Degree Program, Hopkins College & Theological Seminary, Clearwater, Florida, and faculty at Divine Science School, Washington, DC.
Robert also served in administrative positions as Chairman of the Board at the Christ Center of Truth, Atlanta, Georgia, as Vice-President of Unity Church on the North Shore, Evanston, Illinois, as Vice-President of the Divine Science Ministers Association Board, as a member of the Academy & Religion & Psychical Research, as Director of District Presidents & Ambassadors-at-large of the International New Thought Alliance, as President of the Society for the Study of Metaphysical Religion (1993-2005), as President of the Greater St. Louis Alliance of New Thought Ministries, and as a board member in the Divine Science Federation International Board of Officers, representing the Divine Science Ministers Association.
Robert was a published author of religious books and articles. This is his fourth book. Previous books include The Odes of Solomon (Llewellyn), The Fifth Gospel (Harper & Row), and Jesus' Parables: Finding Our God Within (Paulist Press).Robert also wrote five curricular courses for Divine Science School, papers and book reviews for the Journal of the Academy of Religion & Psychical Research and the SSMR Journal, and articles in New Thought, Aspire, Dialogue & Distinction, and Wings of Truth.
Robert Winterhalter was born in 1936 and died in 2010.