Roots 2000

Exploring the Roots of Science of Mind

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Comparative Vital Statistics

Emerson, Troward, Hopkins, Holmes, Other New Thought Founders, and the World

Note that these were times of change and fermet in the world

 Philosopher  Dates Living  Other Important Dates  Place of Birth Home During Productive Years Some Other World Events
Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803-

1882

   New England  New England

1821- electric motor and generator invented by Farraday

1845- Texas annexed by US

1848- Communist Manifesto issued by Marx and Engels 

1859 - Darwin publishes The Origin of the Species

Judge Thomas Troward 

1847-

1916

   England  India: England on retirement

 1861 - Pasteur eveloves germ theory of disease

1861 - US Civil War

1861 - Nona Brooks, one founder of Divine Science, born

1865- End of US Civil War, slavery abolisihed

1870- Declaration of Papal infallability

Emma Curtis Hopkins 

1853-

1925

 

1885 - become editor of what is now the Christian Science Monitor

1886 - meets Myrtle Filmore, co-founder of Unity

 

1887 - breaks with Mary Baker Eddy

 

 

 

 

1924 - publishesHigh Mysitcism

 

 New England  Chicago

1874 - telephone patened by Bell

1888 - the beginnings of Divine Science

1898 - Curies isolate radium

1891 - the Fillmores begin Silent Unity

1899 - International New Thought Alliance begun

1900 - Freud begins psychoanalysis

1903 -first successful flight by Wright brothers

 1905 - Einstein's ttheory of relativity

1913- Ford produces Model T's on production line

1917 - America enters WWI

1920 - First radio broadcasts

Ernest Holmes 

1887 -

1960

1924 - Meets Emma Curtis Hopkins

 

 

1926- publishes The Science of Mind 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 New England  Los Angeles

1927 - First talking pictures

1927 - stock market crash

1929 - US women get right to vote

1936- First public TV transmission (UK)

1929 - Development of penicillin

1941 - US enters WWII

1945 - First atom bomb exploded, United Nations established

1946 - First electronic computer built (US)

1948 - First transistor invented

1957 - First space satellite launched (USSR)

 

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