FAQs (Page 2)

Is Centers for Spiritual Living associated with Christian Science?

No. Centers for Spiritual Living are a unique and separate entity from Christian Science.  Ernest Holmes, the founder of Centers for Spiritual Living, studied with many of the spiritual leaders of his time, including Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, but he was not a member of that group.  In the Science of Mind, we believe that healing comes in…

What is Science of Mind?

The Science of Mind (also referred to as Religious Science) is the core teaching of Agape; it is a philosophy which integrates spiritual truths with science and physics. Simply put, the Science of Mind teaches the unity of all life. Intentions and ideas flow through a field of consciousness, which actually affect and create the world around us. This idea is common…

Who is the founder of Centers for Spiritual Living?

Dr. Ernest Holmes founded the spiritual movement which became Centers for Spiritual Living.  Born in 1887 on a small Maine farm, Dr. Holmes spent his teenage years outdoors, asking himself “What is God? Who am I? Why am I here?”  This questioning led to his 1926 book, The Science of Mind, which outlined the foundational viewpoints of modern New Thought.

What are The Centers for Spiritual Living?

The Centers for Spiritual Living is an organization consisting of hundreds of spiritual communities which provide spiritual tools to transform our lives and help make the world a better place. These spiritual communities honor all paths to God and teach powerful principles for personal and global transformation.  They help people experience a personal relationship with God; promote a community of tolerance, understanding…

How did we come to the name, Agape Center for Spiritual Living?

As one of hundreds of Centers for Spiritual Living located all over the world, we chose the name Agape (Encarta dictionary – love that is wholly selfless and spiritual) because it defines who we are, what we teach and expresses our life goal – to live a spiritual life centered in love.  Martin Luther King Jr. defined Agape as “the love of…