Unity is a positive, practical, progressive approach to Christianity based on the teachings of Jesus and the power of prayer. Unity honors the universal truths in all religions and respects each individual’s right to choose a spiritual path.
Introduction to Unity
Unity is a gentle, loving approach to a practical application of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Its effectiveness is based upon the power of love, forgiveness and prayer. Everyone is allowed to have their own concept of the Divine, and all are loved unconditionally and accepted where they are in their spiritual development.
History of Unity
Unity was founded in 1889 by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore. Their history is peppered with financial loss, deathly illness and an undying faith. Their intention was not to create a religion, but to offer help to people of all faiths in applying spiritual principles to better their lives.
Bible and Metaphysics
Metaphysics is the study of that which is beyond the physical, sense world, and it explores the relationship of mankind to the Divine. Wholeness and Oneness with God and Everything is mankind’s ultimate goal. Metaphysics explores the Divine Ideas of:
NEW THOUGHT MOVEMENT
The New Thought Movement is a spiritual, non-denominational, metaphysical movement that explores the basic concepts, such as “being,” “divinity,” “oneness,” “truth,” “goodness,” “nature of man,” “God,” and “the universe.”
New Thought is not new at all. It is actually ancient in origin. Though the momentum and rapid growth of New Thought occurred in the 1800s, its roots date back to Plato and Aristotle
To discover more about Unity you might consider any of the following books. And feel free to shop for more books and information from the Unity Book Store at www.unity.org Another option is to check with Unity of St Louis South’s Lending Library to see if there are any copies available.