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Ernest Holmes - man, myth, meaning

Learn about this amazing and wonderful man and his contributions to New Thought as we explore his work Lessons in Spiritual Mind Healing and survey his other works, while exploring his life.

  • Why does did Ernest Holmes' work means so much to so many?
  • Was Ernest Holmes a doctor? Did Ernest Holmes earn a doctorate?
  • What was Ernest Holmes first published work?
  • What are the roots of Ernest Holmes work?
  • Why didn't Ernest Holmes use citations?
  • Where did Ernest Holmes get the terms subjective and objective thought?

In addition to exploring his biography, we will explore the works of Ernest Holmes that are within the public domain and see how they have a practical application in our lives today.

Discover the path of Ernest Holmes, a great scholar, teacher, metaphysician and visionary who from his youth exhibited an insatiable curiosity about science, philosophy and religion.

Engage in the deeper understanding of the Science of Mind philosophy -- “Spirit and Mind - East and West” -- in complex ideas and simple explanations. Immerse yourself in the stimulating, challenging, bold realizations about mental science from which Ernest Holmes inspired a life-transforming, New Thought religion.

In 6 weeks of Listening to Spirit, we will --

  • Explore Spiritual Mind Healing
  • Survey his works
  • Listen to him
  • and go through his biographical details
  • Familiarize yourself with the life and teachings of Ernest Holmes.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the philosophy of Holmes' works and beliefs.
  • Discuss Spiritual Mind Treatment and how it affects consciousness and demonstration.
  • Clarify the history of the New Thought movement.
  • Examine sections of the Science of Mind textbook.
  • Explore your spiritual history through personal timelines.
  • Participate in experiential exercises.


Length of class: 6 weeks

Prerequisites: "Foundations of Science of Mind" &
Spiritual Practices

Certified hours: 30

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