Greater Philadelphia Center for Spiritual Living
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Recommended Books and Resources

The following is a list of books which relate to the philosophy of Science of Mind, Religious Science and the Center for Spiritual Living. Most of these books are available for purchase at the bookstore at Sunday Celebration.

For a quick overview of the philosophy, check out What We Believe.

Books by Ernest Holmes

The Science of Mind

The Science of Mind Considered the premier textbook on the Science of Mind teaching, this covers the whole teaching in one place. First written in 1926 and extensively revised in 1938, this is the book for those ready to dive into the philosophy. Our Science of Mind classes are based on the revised edition of this textbook.
 

Living the Science of Mind

Living the Science of Mind Holmes' own commentary on The Science of Mind applied to everyday living. For anyone new to our teaching, this is the best place to start.

The Art of Life

The Art of Life An awakening of the power of the Divine within all of us.
 

This Thing Called You

This Thing Called You An intimate guide detailing methods of meditation for opening the unlimited potential of one’s spiritual psychology.

365 Science of Mind

365 Science of Mind Wisdom of the philosophy for each day of the year. Many people tell us they read through this every year, a page a day.
 

Creative Mind and Success

Creative Mind and Success Using a positive outlook to achieve financial success.

How to Use the Science of Mind

How to Use the Science of Mind Practical applications of the teaching.

 

About our Basic Philosophy

Basic Principles of the Science of Mind

Basic Principles of the Science of Mind By Frederick Bailes. A simple, easy to read book.
 

How to Speak Science of Mind

How to Speak Science of Mind By Dennis Merritt Jones. A small book that is a glossary or dictionary of Science of Mind terms.

 

Self-help and Psychological Well-being

 
You Are Enough

You Are Enough

By Dr. David Walker.
  Wise Women Don't Worry; Wise Women Don't Sing the Blues

Wise Women Don't Worry; Wise Women Don't Sing the Blues

By Jane Claypool.
Hidden Power for Human Problems

Hidden Power for Human Problems

By Frederick Bailes.
  The Power of Decision

The Power of Decision

By Raymond Charles Barker.
Your Soul's Assignment

Your Soul's Assignment

By Rev. Chris Michaels.

 

Treatment, Healing and Physical Well-being

 

Learn to use Spiritual Mind Treatment, or affirmative prayer, a positive outlook, and the power of your mind for health, prosperity and happiness.

Treatment: What It Is and How to Do It

Treatment: What It Is and How to Do It

By Raymond Charles Barker.
  Your Mind Can Heal You

Your Mind Can Heal You

By Frederick Bailes.

 

Financial Well-Being

 
Spiritual Economics

Spiritual Economics

By Eric Butterworth.
  Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich

By Napoleon Hill.

 

Other Topics

 
The Creative Process in the Individual

The Creative Process in the Individual

By Thomas Troward.
  Lessons from the Source

Lessons from the Source

By Dr. Tom Johnson.

 

Online Resources

  • Video - What I Believe: Spiritual Living: A five minute overview of Science of Mind by Rev. Brian Akers.
  • Centers for Spiritual Living: Central headquarters of the organization.
  • Find a CSL Center: Not in the Greater Philadelphia area? Find a Center for Spiritual Living near you!
  • Science of Mind Magazine: A monthly magazine with articles and daily affirmations. Available online or in print. The site also has Science of Mind books available.
  • Science of Mind Archives: An archival library of Science of Mind material. Includes Science of Mind Magazine issues from 1927-2007, available online for free download, as well as other e-books and audio.
  • New Thought Library: A library of books in the public domain of New Thought authors.
  • Sacred Texts: An online archive of texts from multiple world religions. The material is either in the public domain, or is accessible based on fair use conditions. A New Thought section is available, but since it contains only public domain material, it is not comprehensive.