Dr Donald Curtis

Dr Donald Curtis

Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Death 22 May 1997 (aged 82)
Desert Hot Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered in the Ganges River
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A deep student of world religions, Dr. Curtis studied with the yogis and holy men of India, spending time in their ashrams, as well as seeking out the counsel and instruction of Buddhist monks and Tibetan lamas.

He was a noted author and lecturer. In addition to his major books - Helping Heaven Happen (1992), Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life (1961), Human Problems and How to Solve Them (1962), Daily Power for Joyful Living (1963), The Golden Bridge (1969), and New Age Understanding (1972), he authored many inspirational booklets and wrote numerous articles which appeared regularly over the years in Science of Mind, New Thought Quarterly, and Unity periodicals. His writings have been used as textbooks in healing, meditation, and spiritual education at many churches and centers.

From 1949-1953 he was a Science of Mind Student, training for practitioner and ministry in New York at First Church of Religious Science, Frederick Bailes' ministry; and Church of Truth. In 1954 he became minister of Santa Barbara Church of Religious Science, until 1957 when he became Minister-Director of Science of Mind Church in Los Angeles. There he was publisher of monthly magazine The Golden Bridge.

He was also an actor, appearing in 124 film and TV productions between 1940-1967. His most notable appearances include his roles in "The Ten Commandments", "Spellbound", "It Came From Beneath The Sea", "Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers", "All That Heaven Allows", and more.

He is survived by two sons, Christopher and Daniel; as well as three grandchildren.

Birth name: Curtis Daniel Rudolf

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