If you have a passion for history, then From Whence We Came is the perfect course for you. Unlike traditional history courses that focus on memorizing dates and names, this course delves into the captivating history of ideas. It explores how these ideas converged within American culture, ultimately giving rise to the philosophies of Religious Science and the broader New Thought movement. Through engaging lectures and thought-provoking discussions, students will gain a deep understanding of the historical journey that led to the birth of Religious Science and New Thought. This course is a unique opportunity to explore the rich intellectual heritage that has shaped our understanding of spirituality and personal transformation.


Emerson’s Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science by Thomas Troward

Scientific Christian Mental Practice by Emma Curtis Hopkins

Look for Centers for Spiritual Living Affiliate Communities teaching this class online through the

Community Based Education Portal