Printer-friendly version HI-604 Background of New Thought Home Front Cover Copyright Introduction New Thought Family Tree Preface Class 1: Defining New ThoughtNew Thought in America Unity and INTA Declaration of Principles Metaphysics Mysticism Mind Cure Class 2: Antecedents of New ThoughtPlato Origin Meister Eckhart Emanuel Swedenborg Franz Anton Mesmer Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Ralph Waldo Emerson Class 3: New Thought PioneersPhineas Quimby Warren Felt Evans Julius, Annetta and Horatio Dresser Mary Baker Eddy Emma Curtis Hopkins Thomas Troward Ella Wheeler Wilcox Emmet Fox Eric Butterworth Class 4: New Thought BranchesUnity: Charles and Myrtle Fillmore Divine Science: Malinda Cramer and Nona Brooks Homes of Truth: Annie Rix Militz Religious Science: Ernest Holmes UFBL: Johnnie Colemon Hillside: Barbara King Class 5: Other Metaphysical MovementsSpiritualism Church of Christ, Scientist New Age Association of Global New Thought International New Thought Alliance Bibliography SEE Syllabus Back cover SEE Syllabus The material in this book should satisfy the SEE Course Syllabus for HI-604 Background of New Thought as taught in the curriculum of Unity Institute Course Objectives: Offer a definition of New Thought, what it is and what it is not. Identify some of the key figures in the development of the New Thought movement and briefly describe their contributions to New Thought. Identify some of the key similarities and differences among New Thought, Unity, and Christian Science. Identify the major New Thought religions and their most significant teachings. Discuss some of the recent developments in New Thought. Course Required Books: Spirits in Rebellion by Charles S. Braden Friends in High Places by Thomas Shepherd -- published by Unity Course Topics: The basic principles of New Thought Differences between New Thought and Christian Science Contributions of antecedents of New Thought, including Plato, Origen, Eckhart, Mesmer, Swedenborg, Emerson, Hegel Quimby's healing philosophy Contributions of New Thought pioneers Evans, Hopkins, Julius, Annetta Seabury, and Horatio Dresser, Ella Wheeler Wilcox Works of Thomas Troward and Emmet Fox Founders of the major non-Unity New Thought movements: Cramer and Brooks – Divine Science Holmes – Religious Science Colemon – UFBL King – Hillside Chapel and Truth Center INTA and AGNT View the discussion thread.