Stuart Grayson

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Stuart Grayson
Born(1923-03-15)March 15, 1923
New York, New York, U.S.
DiedJuly 12, 2001(2001-07-12) (aged 78)
New York, New York, U.S.
OccupationMinister, philosopher, author
Known forAuthor, influencer of the Religious Science
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Stuart Grayson (March 15, 1923 - July 12, 2001) was an American New Thought author and Religious Science minister. The pastor to Manhattan's First Church of Religious Science until 1999,[1] Grayson was also the director of the Center for Creative Living in New York City.[2] He was the Pastor Emeritus there until his death. Grayson appeared on a weekly television series airing in New York City called Creative Living. In 2005, he was referred to as "one of the foremost" Religious Science ministers.[2]


Grayson spoke every Sunday at Alice Tully Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center for over thirty years.[citation needed]

Grayson's final bestseller Spiritual Healing: A Simple Guide for the Healing of Body, Mind, and Spirit had a great impact on New Thought.[citation needed] It was featured in the New York Post as part of their "Post Book Bonus" in a series that ran consecutively for a week from December 29, 1997 to January 1, 1998. Each day focused on different aspects of healing and wellness as recommended in the book,[3] and focused on the Science of Mind practice of Spiritual Mind Treatment.[2]


  • (1986) The Ten Demandments of Prosperity. Dodd Mead. ISBN 0-396-08589-X
  • (1995) Collected Essays of Stuart Grayson. DeVorss & Company. ISBN 978-0-87516-679-7
  • (1997) Spiritual Healing: A Simple Guide for the Healing of Body, Mind, and Spirit. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-684-82365-9


  1. ^ Rapp, S. (1991) God's country: A case against theocracy. Psychology Press. p 131.
  2. ^ a b c Bridgers, L. (2005) Contemporary varieties of religious experience: James's classic study in light of resiliency, temperament, and trauma. Rowman & Littlefield. p 81.
  3. ^ New York Post. December 29, 1997; December 30, 1997; December 31, 1997; January 1, 1998.

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