For the first time, one of the most respected spiritual books of the century appears in paperback. "This is a book for the ages. . . . In precise and powerful prose it lays out the blueprint for the remaking of the mind and the reenchantment of the world".--Jean Houston, Ph.D., from the Introduction.
Ernest Holmes (1887 - 1960) was the founder of the worldwide Religious Science Movement. A uniquely gifted scholar with a vast command of the world's spiritual philosophies, his magnum opus, "The Science of Mind," has been in continuous print since 1926. Other inspirational works include "Creative Mind," "This Thing Called You," "The Art of Life," "Creative Mind and Success," "Love and Law," "The Hidden Power of the Bible," and many others.
"The first forty pages or so of this voluminous work laid out the mind-over-matter philosophy of California mystic Ernest Holmes, which became a major influence on New Age spirituality. Holmes was a broad thinker and his work reflects a wide variety of influences, from Emerson to Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy. Holmes never became widely known but influenced many who did, such as Norman Vincent Peale. His books could be found in the libraries of George Lucas, Elvis Presley, and scholar of myth Joseph Campbell."
In the early part of the twentieth century, a visionary named Ernest Holmes began a journey of exploration and research that profoundly affected thinkers throughout America. His work, based on the teachings of the great philosophers, the sacred wisdom of both Eastern and Western traditions, and the empirical nature of science, offers a philosophy of religion and psychology emphasizing the limitless potential of the human mind. Now, for the first time, The Science of Mind appears in paperback to coincide with the seventieth anniversary of Ernest Holmes's founding of the Religious Science movement.
This book contains the fundamentals of Holmes's teachings and is a primary resource used by teaching centers and spiritual healers worldwide. Its universal principles apply to people of all spiritual backgrounds as they describe a higher level of existence attainable through the use of Nature's forces and the power of God. While imparting an unrivaled technique for living, Dr. Holmes's classic guide speaks clearly to a complex world caught in transition and searching for guidance.
Reference and Research Bk News 04/01/2011 pg. 10 (EAN 9781585428427, Paperback)
Contributor Bio: Holmes, Ernest
Ernest Holmes (1887-1960) was the founder of the Science of Mind philosophy and movement. Ernest Holmes's teachings are based on both Eastern and Western traditions, and the empirical laws of science and metaphysics. Science of Mind is a spiritual philosophy that people throughout the world have come to know as a positive, supportive approach to life. These ancient truths have kept pace with and proven their relevancy in today's global village and its expanding technology and warp-speed changes.
Author of "The Science of Mind, " the seminal book on his teachings, Holmes also founded the monthly periodical, "Science of Mind "magazine, which has been in continuous monthly publication since 1927.
Through lectures, radio, television programs, tape recordings, books and magazines, Ernest Holmes has introduced millions of people to the simple principles of successful living that he called 'the Science of Mind.' His other works include "Creative Mind, This Thing Called You, Thoughts Are Things, La Ciencia de la Mente, Effective Prayer "and "This Thing Called Life."
Reverend Dr. Michael Beckwith was ordained as a minister of Religious Science in 1985. He is founder and minister of the Agape International Center of Truth, home of the Agape Church of Religious Science, one of the nation's largest multi-cultural, multi-racial, trans-denominational spiritual communities. Rev. Beckwith is a distinguished humanitarian, teacher, mentor, songwriter and producer. He is in demand the world over as a speaker and facilitator. He is regularly heard on the 'Life Is Good!' radio program every Sunday evening in Los Angeles and the Agape Television Ministry nationwide on Sunday afternoons.
Rev. Michael Beckwith and the Agape Church were awarded the Samata Karma Award in the field of community Service by the Samata Yoga & Health Institute. He was awarded the first Angel of the Year Award from the Children's Life-Saving Foundation. Rev. Michael is the recipient of the State of California Certificate of Recognition for outstanding service to the community and for dynamic religious leadership as well as a commendation from the mayor of Santa Monica for Excellence in Spiritual Leadership and Community Development. He is also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the Hollywood and Vine Recovery Center and Stops for Recovery. He was honored by the Congress of Racial Equality (C.O.R.E.) as one of the top ten ministers in Los Angeles. At the Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Celebration in Los Angeles, he was presented the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award.
Contributor Bio: Houston, Jean
Robert Masters and Jean Houston are well-known pioneers of modern consciousness research and were both among the founders of the Human Potentials Movement. They also coauthored "Mind Games: The Guide to Inner Space," Among the books Robert Masters has written are "Eros and Evil" and "The Goddess Sekhmet," Jean Houston is also the author of "A Passion for the Possible," "Godseed," and "A Mythic Life," Both authors reside in New York.