The History of New Thought class delves into the origins, development, and influential figures of the New Thought movement. Students will explore the roots of New Thought in the 19th-century Transcendentalist and Spiritualist movements, as well as its evolution into a distinct philosophical and spiritual movement.
The class highlights the contributions of key figures such as Emma Curtis Hopkins, Charles Fillmore, and Myrtle Fillmore, who were instrumental in the formation and expansion of Unity philosophy. Students will gain a deeper understanding of Unity’s unique interpretation of New Thought principles, including the power of affirmative prayer, the law of attraction, and the concept of divine potential within every individual.
Through engaging lectures, group discussions, and reflective exercises, participants will gain insights into the historical context, societal influences, and major events that shaped the New Thought movement.