This collection contains 49 items chiefly documenting the early years of the Church
of the Truth in Pasadena, California, in the 1920s, including four diaries kept by Reverend H. E. Mills, which often note
The Church of the Truth in Pasadena, California, was founded in 1922 by Reverend
Albert Grier who eventually formed a total of 22 churches in the early part of the
20th century. Grier’s goal was to provide a place of worship that stressed healing
the total human: mind, body and soul. In so doing, this would create a full
awakening of Christ within the individual. The Church of the Truth is associated
with the New Thought movement which emphasizes metaphysical beliefs such as the
effects of positive thinking, the law of attraction, healing, life force, creative
visualization, and personal power. It also promotes the ideas that infinite
intelligence or God is ubiquitous, spirit is the totality of real things, true human
selfhood is divine, divine thought is a force for good, all sickness originates in
the mind, and right thinking has a healing effect.
49 items in 3 boxes.
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