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Self-unfoldment; Class Lessons And Lectures

byBenjamin Fish Austin

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... NEW THOUGHT, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALISM CHAPTER VIII. I am asked to compare and contrast the Teachings and Claims of New Thought, Christian Science and Spiritualism. I hope to do so with appreciation of whatever is good in each of them, and with a candid recognition of what may appear to me as their limitations and errors. To begin with, they all belong to the Great Liberal Movement of Human Thought and, in their teachings and spirit, have a good deal in common. They are all outside the pale of Orthodoxy, so far as religion is concerned. They are all streams from one great Fountain Head of liberal thought, which began with that masterly work of Andrew Jackson Davis in 1847: "Principles of Nature, Her Divine Revelations," containing the announcement of a new age, the publication of a new Philosophy of Life and the Gospel of a new Religion for the world. The Philosophy of Spiritualism thus preceded its Phenomena, as history dates Modern Spiritualism from March 31st, 1848, the night on which a code of communication between the two realms was discovered. Almost immediately after the marvelous manifestations at Hydesville came Davis' Great Harmonia in five volumes, followed by "The Origin of Species" by Darwin, and his co-discoverer, Alfred Russell Wallace, announcing the principle of evolution. Then followed a book "Dealings With the Dead," about 1860, by Pascall Randolph, which contained many paragraphs and passages strikingly similar, in fact almost verbatim, to others found in "Science and Health" published in 1875. Following this book, "Dealings With the Dead," came the work of Dr. Quimby as a metaphysical healer and teacher, and Evans with his Mind Cure. Mrs. Eddy, as patient and pupil of Dr. Quimby, taught his lessons and gave him credit for the...
Title:Self-unfoldment; Class Lessons And LecturesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217551246

ISBN - 13:9780217551243