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International New Thought Alliance's

First International New Thought Metaphysical Congress

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Preface - First Convention - Address of Welcome - Thought Grafting - A Rational Positive Spiritual Philosophy - Abundant Life - Value of Social Ideals - Powers Invisible - After Christianity, What? - Mental Treatment for Communities - A Plea for Work Among School-teachers - Officers and Executive Board for 1899 - 1900 - Factions and Divisions - Law of the Good - Tried and True - Gospel of Healing - Is Mental Science Enough? - Constitution and By-laws - Divine Law - God, Freedom, and Immortality - Unity of Good - New Century's Call - Spirit of the New Thought - Individual Ideals - Contents -


rapid --- the movement will have taken its fitting place as one of the most potent forces at work for the uplifting of humanity.

It will have verified the prophecy of Professor George a Herron that it is to "reveal the spiritual forces that are to save our civilization." Indeed,! in The A minds of- many this much has already been accomplished. The forces are revealed and are being practically applied in large and varied ways.

The report of the convention is presented herewith in detail:

SESSION OF TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 1899.

The Convention was formally opened --- in the presence of an audience so large as to fill every place that the voices of the speakers could reach, even beyond the doors of the hall --- by MR. CHARLES BRODIE PATTERSON, of New York, who gave the following

ADDRESS OF WELCOME

It is peculiarly fitting that this New Thought Convention should meet in the capital city of the commonwealth of Massachusetts --- the State and city that have made so much history for our country as a whole. Not being a native of Massachusetts, I feel free to speak of her greatness. What State is there in all our great Union, or what city is there among cities, that have stood so grandly for the cause of human liberty and progress as this great State of Massachusetts and this liberty loving city of Boston? Look over the names of the illustrious men who have stood for freedom and human rights even at the cost of their own lives --- men who have been great in battle and great as statesmen; men who have been the most wonderful thinkers and poets of our whole country. It is not necessary for me to enumerate their names, for they are known to every schoolboy --- names that we love to honor and revere. And so, it is fitting that we should meet in this city of Boston,

 

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