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5 Tool Doctrines of New Christian Thought

There are some concepts in New Christian thought that can be seen as “tool doctrines". They are sets of teachings that can be applied to other "main doctrines", helping us to understand how things work, and how they fit together.


Order and Disorder

What is spiritual order? What's disorderly? How can we know?

The Most Important Teachings About Correspondence

There is a correspondence... a co-responding... between the spiritual and natural worlds.

The Most Important Teachings About Order

There's an order that runs throughout Creation. There's a physical order, and a spiritual order, too, and they both stem from God.

The Most Important Teachings About Degrees

There are three discrete degrees of the human mind, and of heaven.

The Most Important Teachings About Forms

Forms... Forms? This is a concept that states the need for intentions, loves, and ideas to be grounded out in things and actions. The road to hell is only paved with good intentions if they never get formed into useful actions.

The Most Important Teachings About Influx

The Lord's love and wisdom flow through all creation. This spiritual inflowing, or influx, keeps us alive in mind and body.


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