great thinkers


about great thinkers

Emma Curtis Hopkins meets Mary Baker Eddy

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Jakob Bohme

was a German Christian mystic and theologian. He is considered an original thinker within the Lutheran tradition. His emphasis was on faith and self-awareness rather than strict adherence to dogma or scripture.

Emmanual Swedenborg

Swedish Scientist, Philosopher, Mystic At age 65 begins spiritual quest to reveal the true nature of Christianity. He believed that Jesus freed himself from material boundaries and the bible is a map for everyman's freedom.

William James

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Immanuel Kant

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FWJ Schelling

Fused the mysticism of Bohme and the logic of Leibniz into an unprecedented vision of cosmic evolution that saw God fully pervading all levels of being.

Phineas Parkhurst Quimby

Believed that he rediscovered the healing power of Jesus through the use of animal magnatism, mesmerism and the power of mind over body.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. Everyman was to find God in Narure.

Waren Felt Evens

Healed by Quimby, a Methodist minister turned Swedenborg teacher, became the first to author on the Mental Cure movement.

Mary Baker Eddy

Pioneer in women's movement. Healed by Quimby, Mary establishes her own practice, writings and following - called Chrstian Science.

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