The Spiritual Writings Of Annie Rix Militz – Annie Rix Militz
At the end of the 19th century Annie Rix Militz was one of the most known spiritual leaders in the United States and soon became one of the leaders of the New Thought movement. This edition includes the following writings:
Primary Lessons In Christian Living And Healing
All The Way
All Things Are Possible To Them That Believe
The Sermon On The Mount
The Spiritual Writings Of Annie Rix Militz.
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A short biography of Annie Rix Militz (from wikipedia.com)
Annie Rix Militz was born in California in March, 1856, the first child of Hale and Annie P. Militiz.
She was a schoolteacher in San Francisco in her early thirties when she attended a class taught by Emma Curtis Hopkins, the New Thought „teacher of teachers“. During the meeting Annie found herself healed of both a migraine and deafness in one ear.
That same year, 1887, saw Annie, Harriet, and Sadie Gorie found the Christian Science Home, soon renamed the Home of Truth. In 1890, she moved to Chicago to study at Emma Curtis Hopkins‘ Christian Science Theological Seminary and was ordained, along with Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, the following year.
At the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, she met the Hindu teacher Swami Vivekananda, an event that influenced her to turn away from her formerly Christian view of New Thought to become inclusively interfaith. Her writings emphasize methods of healing and techniques for the development of mental powers. In 1911 she broke with Unity Church to promote her own emerging interfaith New Thought teachings.
The 1915 International New Thought Alliance (INTA) conference, held in conjunction with the Panama-Pacific International Exposition — a world’s fair that took place in San Francisco — featured New Thought speakers from far and wide. The PPIE organizers were so favorably impressed by the INTA convention that they declared a special „New Thought Day“ at the fair and struck a commemorative bronze medal for the occasion, which was presenting to the INTA delegates, led by Annie Rix Militz. Militz was a past president of the International New Thought Alliance.
Militz and her sister are best known today as the founders, in 1905, of The Home of Truth, an independent New Thought denomination which is a member of INTA, located in Alameda, California.
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