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For years New Thought folklore has been touted as history. Actual New Thought history is far more interesting and fun! These New Thought Archives provide a quality means to explore the memes of New Thought through the texts reflecting the varied schools within the New Thought movement. Freedom of Thought, Freedom of Belief, Freedom to change ones' mind, these are taken for granted by some folks. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is considered the pinnacle of Human Spiritual Expression by New Millennial generations. How safe are your freedoms? Learn more about New Thought Authors...
If this is your first time reading New Thought, we suggest you begin with Abel Allen's Message of New Thought, but there are other ways to explore the New Thought Library.
New Thought Collections:
(Readers are cautioned that exploring New Thought can lead to profound personal transformation resulting in changes in your life.)
- Swami Abhedananda - Swami Abhedananda - This early vedic New Thought teacher explores Spiritual Unfoldment and more ...
- Abel L. Allen
- Abel Allen's 1914 book The Message of New Thought explores what New Thought is.
- James Allen
- James Allen is famous for his book: As A Man Thinketh. Allen authored a number of other wonderful New Thought books. We believe this is the complete collection, but we would like more original page scans as many of these texts were sent to us already digitally processed.
- Ann-Onymous - An exciting writer througout the ages, Ann demonstrates a wide spectum of styles which evoke a rainbow of feelings.
- William Atkinson- An essential New Thought writer, Atkinson wrote a vast amount of work under a multitude of names.
- B.F. Austin - an ardent spirtualist who became popular in both his native Canada and the United States. Today he is celebrated and honored by the United Church of Canada. In 1899 he gave a passionate speech encouraging people to "seek the truth within themselves even if this truth conflicts with church doctrine."
- PT Barnum
- How to make money. "There is a sucker born every minute." Are you sure it's not you?
- John Bascom*the ORIGINAL 1881 Science of Mind! - The original author of Science of Mind was a powerhouse in his time. John Bascom's Science of Mind focuses upon the concept of highest good and the importance of sounds choices. Bascom is the heart of New Thought and Science of Mind.
C. L. Baum
- "Daisy Baum's book Studies in Divine Science is an excellent textbook for this form of New Thought.
- Genevieve Behrend
- The only student of Thomas Troward, Behrend explores visualization and other tools while making Troward's insights accessible.
Essential Science of Mind reading.
- Joseph Benner - born in 1872, Benner championed the use of the "I am" and was a powerful influence on Elvis Presley who gave away thousands of his books. Elvis had a copy of one of Benner books with him when he died.
- Kathleen Besly - Besley's book the Divine Art of Living explores powerful New Thought Tools in about 100 pages.
- Kate Atkinson Boehme +New - Kate Boehme demonstrates a powerful healing insight beginning with her book Mental Healing, she progresses through her book Thinking With the Heart evolving to her final book New Thought Healing. Boehme's works give us a concrete example of evolution in consciousness reflected in the author's works.
- An essential New Thought author, Nona Brooks was part of the Colorado Divine Science group. Distinct from the Malinda Cramer, the founder of Divine Science. The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the beginning of the end for Cramer's ministry. Across the Bay in Oakland, the Rix sisters weathered out the quake in the newly constructed Home of Truth. The Great Fire following the earthquake took out the immense library Cramer had amassed of 19th Century New Thought manuscripts, notes from lectures and more ....
- Brother Lawrence *New - A major classic. This book has inspired millions across the globe. Highly recommended. Brother Lawrence is essential spiritual reading.
- Henry Harrison Brown - Brown was a major figure in the early New Thought movement. He wrote some wonderful books filled with spiritual insights and a unified philosophy.
- Uriel Buchanan - authored a lovely and poetic book called Heart of Being.
- Richard Maurice Bucke *Read Cosmic Consciousness - Writing under pen names, Canadian mystic and psychologist Richard Bucke expressed his deep spiritual insights through a book that would influence Aldous Huxley, the Beatles and the entire educated metaphysical world. Cosmic Conscious is essential metaphysical reading.
- H. Emilie Cady - A chiropractor who rocked the world with her insights. Emelie Cady's Lessons in Truth have been translated around the globe. That and her other works, included magazine articles are essential reading to understand the Unity approach to New Thought.
- George Clason - The Richest in Babylon is a powerful prosperity book that is used in classes around the world. It is a great read filled with insights.
- Robert Collier's Secret of the Ages has inspired millions around the planet to deeper insights and thus joy and success.
- Russell Conwell
- Famous in his time for his lecture "Acres of Diamonds."
Malinda E. Cramer
- The founder of Divine Science, Malinda Cramer lived in San Francisco enduring the 1906 earthquake and the fire that followed. She supported the Brooks sisters in Colorado to create their own college. The Great Fire that followed the 1906 earthquake devoured the New Thought Library assembled by Cramer.
- Lillian deWaters
- a prolific and wonderful writer. Lillian deWaters is one of many souls who transcended Christian Science evolving into a powerful New Thought writer.
- Frederic Van Rensselaer Dey
- was a popular writer in his day. Frederic focused on stories which illustrated the power of the mind and the ability of people to transform their lives through simple principles, consistent changes and persistence actions. The Magic Story is short and good.
- Newton Dillaway *Read The Gospel of Emerson - Dillaway thoroughly explores the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson with joy and delight producing a book that offers expert insight into Emerson through well cited quotes from Emerson's works.
Horatio W. Dresser
- was the son of the Dressers who were part of Phineas Quimby's entourage. Quimby taught a fusion of the princples of Mesmerism with biblical justification. This supported people to recognize the importance of the mind-body connection. Researchers have at times drawn attention to the idea that the Dresser's may have had a mixed background and thus were quintessentially American. The idea that the Dressers had African American heritage is a demonstration of the power of the combination of nature plus nurture. This would explain the powerful genius of Horatio Dresser whose works are considered essential reading for those exploring New Thought.
- Henry Drummond - One of the early explorers of Spiritual Evolution. Drummond is an essential New Thought Author
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Along with Thoreau, Emerson is another writer who has earned the single name to describe his cannon of work.
- A.B. Fay *Read Divine Science Bible Textbook - This wonderful New Thought Bible Textbook is a blessing to all desiring to explore Abrahamic New Thought. It includes commentary on the Hebrew texts of the old testament and the texts selected by Constantine which best reflect his concepts concerning Christianity.
- Charles Fillmore - The Fillmore Family founded Unity which is one of the older New Thought organizations. Charles outlived his first wife Mytrle, then married Cora. He had a specific cosmology that is expressed through his Metaphysical Bible Dictionary and solid cannon of works.
- Cora Fillmore
- The Fillmore Family founded Unity which is one of the older New Thought organizations. Cora wrote Teach Us To Pray with Charles which is considered Essential Unity Reading.
- Myrtle Fillmore
- The Fillmore Family founded Unity which is one of the older New Thought organizations. Myrtle's Healing Letters are considered Essential Unity reading.
- Divine Science Minister Emmet Fox was a New Thought minister whose teachings have echoed across the globe. His books are a staple of reading for AA.
Ursula N. Gestefeld
- Another one of the geniuses who worked with Mary Baker Eddy and was booted out of Christian Science for having too many powerful and original insights.
- Best known for his book: The Prophet, Khalil Gibran's way of writing in multiple languages has inspired millions across the globe.
- Charles F. Haanel - One of the earliest business inspiration authors. Haanel has some wonderful books.
Henry Thomas Hamblin a.k.a. Harry Hamblin
- Napoleon Hill
- Considered essential New Thought reading, Napoleon Hill works have inspired wealth again and again.
- Herbert Hoffman - Mystic Osteopathy.
- Ernest Holmes - Considered one of America's greatest mystics, Holmes provides insights that transcend previous paradigms.
- Fenwicke Holmes
- Essential Religious Science reading.
Emma Curtis Hopkins - Considered to be an essential Teacher of Teachers, Emma Curtis Hopkins' writing is replete with references to the classics which some today find mystically amazing and delightful. Hopkins works are essential reading.
- Thomson Hudson - wrote Law of Psychic Phenomena which was a major influence on Thomas Troward and Ernest Holmes.
- Gardner Hunting
- Unity author Gardner Hunting offers some wonderful insights.
- Home of Truth
- INTA - Essential New Thought reading, It all begins when a bunch of metaphysicians gather together and present insights. The insights reveal that the challenges being faced today were basically the same as those faced by New Thought Leaders over 100 years ago.
J / The James Gang of New Thought!
- Fannie James - One of the Brooks sisters. Fannie's work offers powerful insights into the Divine Science path.
George Wharton James -
- William James - One of the early validators of New Thought as a major New Religion, William James was a compelling leader in the field of psychology. James describes New Thought as the Healthy Minded Religion, or religion of the healthy minded. We present an expanding collection of James works along with works by his colleagues.
- Mary L. Kupferle
- an early request from a Unity leader somewhere in the Northwest was accompanied by synchronicity of having the requested work in the library.
- Christian Larson - A major figure in New Thought, Christian Larson's work is excellent.
- Morris Lichtenstein
- An essential Abrahamic author in the field of Jewish Science. Along with Alfred Moses Lichtenstein shared this form of New Thought which is based upon the Tanakh.
Bruce Maclelland - Since we republished Bruce MacLelland's Prosperity Through Thought Force for its 100th Anniversary which was 2007. We have since upgraded that book and added another to his collection. Read them for free and share the pdf's with anyone you wish.
Maurice Maeterlinck - Nobel Prize Winning Symbolist Poet and Playwright Maurice Maeterlinck deeply influenced early New Thought Leaders such as Ernest Holmes with his powerful imagery and deep mystic understanding.
- Mildred Mann - Mildred Mann was a controversial figure in her day who annoyed many people because of her adamant espousing that New Thought must be practical and should not be drowned in nonsense teachings which characterized New Age understandings which at times ignored the challenges and misery faced by many people as well as the investment of some in beliefs that lead to a lack of compassionate wisdom.
- Orison Swett Marden - Essential New Thought reading. - Marden is considered the first success writer. Many of his books utilized the "Horatio Alger" concepts and were marketed to young folks.
- Harmon McQuilkin - McQuilkin explores the evolution of Psychic Healing and elucidates 6 methods of this type of healing.
- Annie Rix Militz - While San Francisco burned, Oakland was the chosen haven of the Rix sisters. Under the leadership of Annie, Harriet worked on Master Mind magazine. When Annie died, her sister Harriet changed the name to Christ Mind magazine.
Alfred Moses - An essential Abrahamic author in the field of Jewish Science, Moses, along with Lichtenstein shared Jewish Science New Thought which was quite influential upon Ernest Holmes and other early 20th Century New Thought sharers.
- Prentice Mulford - Essential New Thought Author. Prentice Mulford was one of the first practical New Thought teachers.
Phineas P. Quimby - For much of the 20th Century, Quimby was considered the father of New Thought. This is because Quimby the clockmaker mastered hypnosis, then discovered distance healing through the medium of a companion.
Sanford Robinson *John Bascom Prophet of
Science of Mind - Sanford Robinson documents the amazing life and philosophy of John Bascom. Bascom was the progentitor of Science of Mind whose books New Theology and Natural Theology teach many of the principles that are part of New Thought today.
- Described by her students as "intense," this Religious Scientist pioneered the Holmes brother's philosophy in Africa. Demonstrating brilliant insight, Sackheim registered into the NewThoughtSolutions.com program, got her first laptop at 76 and learned computing. Taking advantage of New Thought Library's archiving services, Norma mailed in a request for her book to be placed in the library along with a copy of the book and a number of typed talks to be OCR'd ensuring her lasting legacy within the history of New Thought.
- Margaret Sanger
- Margaret Sanger brought a new understanding of the importance of women's rights to civil society. Sanger counted many of the early New Thought progressives among her friends and colleagues.
- Florence Scovel Shinn - With her book, the Game of Life, Shinn entered into the consciousness of her readers and became a classic practically from the get go. .
Jane Grey Syme - A New Thought poet who created some delightful poems that speakers love to use in their talks.
Elizabeth Towne - A publisher, Towne published many early New Thought works including her own which are concise and helpful in understanding any of the New Thought paths.
- William Towne - Husband of Elizabeth Towne. William offers Way to Perfect Healing.
- Ralph Waldo Trine
- An early New Thought self-improvement and success writer. Trine was a proponent of progressivism in New Thought outlining the importance of international institutions such as the League of Nations in promoting peace and prosperity. Although the conservative congress which opposed U.S. President Wilson's good works failed to ratify the treaty founding the League of Nations, after the second world war, the United Nations was created through the support of Presidents Truman and Eisenhower. President Einsenhower's 90% income tax on the super rich was part of a deeper understanding of the importance of all people to contribute to a shared concept of American Society as a place where veterans were respected, students could get an excellent free education at State Universities and all Americans had wages which support a "standard of living" eliminating the need for a poverty index.
- Thomas Troward
- An essential "Roots of Religious Science" author, Troward was deeply influenced by Thomson Hudson using Hudson's concepts of Objective and Subject thought extensively in his book Edinburgh Lectures as well as combining Hudsonian Concepts with those of John Bascom's Science of Mind. Troward's work had a deep effect on Ernest Holmes who is best known for his synthesis of various New Thought Concepts in his Religious Science form of Bascom's Science of Mind.
- Helen Van-Anderson - Powerful New Thought teacher who championed a unique form of New Thought which evolved into the first New Thought society or organization.
Wallace D. Wattles - One of the early free thinkers whose Mental Science books celebrated the humanistic form of New Thought which is often embraced by those who are more inclined toward an aethiestic understanding. Wattles books are popular popular with Prosperity writers.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox * More texts! - With the precision of a wordsmith, Wilcox can conjure thunder, and share the deeper spiritual vibrations which inspire higher wisdom. A powerful spiritual progressive, Wilcox was a nationally syndicated writer. Wilcox's The Heart of New Thought conveys the vibrancy of early New Thought which was characterised by a "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life, then get out of your ego and help create a more compassionate world that works for everyone" approach. Because of her strong views about the importance of action as part of one's spiritual path, Wilcox is not usually a favorite of those ministers teaching New Thought Stoicism which advocates a "sit back and watch" approach to life.
- Helen Wilman
- Powerful writer Helen Wilman falls within the Divine Science Cannon of New Thought. It is well worth reading.
- Ernest C. Wilson
- Many have found Wilson's Master Class lessons to be a helpful template for teaching New Thought principles. Wilson wrote some other wonderful books as well.
J.W. Winkley -
- Henry Wood - An Essential New Thought Author, Wood's Mental Photography is a masterpiece.
- Jane Yarnall
- Another one of the geniuses who were routinely rejected by Mary Baker Eddy.
- Paramahansa Yogananda
- Essential Spiritual Reading. Yogananda was a key figure in the life of Roy Eugene Davis -- RED -- the founder of Spiritual Awareness Centers which teach his unique form of Vedic New Thought.