If You Could See What I See: The Tenets of Novus Spiritus

Version: Abridged
Author: Sylvia Browne
Narrator: Sylvia Browne
Genres: Health & Wellness
Publisher: Hay House Audio Books
Published In: January 2006
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours
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This enlightening work by renowned psychic Sylvia Browne contains the Gnostic tenets of her church, the Society of Novus Spiritus, and is a map of our charts regardless of what spiritual path we follow.
It has taken many years of research to put together what at first seems simple tenets to follow, but in going deeper, this book carries within it the very heart of humankind's search for our own spirituality. Sylvia has also included many details from her own personal journey, which she feels is comparable to the quest that each of us follows to find our own God-center. As we travel this road, we can realize that long-forgotten, yet simple and truthful goal of viewing our life on Earth as our path to God.

Reviews (4)

If you could see what I see

Written by kstavert on May 21st, 2011

  • Book Rating: 1/5

I finally had to stop listening to this book... All that I remember about it was "wow is me"... Probably not fair but it depressed the hell out of me. This is the first thing I've ever heard from her and it will be the last.

Not what I expected

Written by Northern Girl on February 13th, 2011

  • Book Rating: 5/5

I thought this book would be about what she sees, as in sprits, but it isn't .. It's about "tenents", or what she feels are the important points in life, but very good book.

If You Could See What I See: The Tenets of Novus Spiritus

Written by Bonnie D on October 16th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Sylvia Browne has done it again. Being raised in a very strict Southern Baptist home I always felt there was more to God than the vengeful, petty God that was being portrayed to me. This has really opened up my eyes to a new way of thinking and inspired me to do some investigating of my own. Since I have grown older I have had an inner feeling that there was a Mother God (not separate of God but part of the same being) and now I have some affirmation of that. I will definitely be looking at things in a different light. This is a great, eye-opening book, even if you don't believe or agree with everything being stated.

If You Could See What I See: The Tenets of Novus Spiritus

Written by Anonymous on September 11th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 5/5

I did enjoy this book and learned a great deal regarding Gnosticism and Novus Spiritus. Whether you agree or disagree with Sylvia's religious ideas, there are some basic spiritual truths apparent regardless of your beliefs, such as the fact that God is perfect and divine, not petty and cruel, and you can never ask too much of God. I also liked the practical advice on using the tenets in your daily life.

Author Details

Author Details

Browne, Sylvia

"In December of 1998, Montel Williams introduced her to a national television audience as ""the world renowned psychic Sylvia Browne,"" a title which this California resident, spiritual advisor and author humbly accepts but rightly deserves. With the release of her second book by Dutton in August 1999, THE OTHER SIDE AND BACK: A Psychic's Guide to Our World And Beyond, Sylvia Browne is sure to continue the legacy that has made her a household name.

After 47 years giving psychic readings, 27 years of television appearances and 25 years of paranormal research, countless hours of pro bono work with medical, psychiatric and law enforcement agencies across America--and having published a best-selling biography last year--Browne's psychic skills and spiritual advice continue to be invaluable to the many lives she touches.

Born Sylvia Shoemaker in Kansas City in 1936, Browne was raised predominantly a Catholic, but also absorbed the Jewish, Episcopalian and Lutheran backgrounds of her extended family. At the age of five, she first learned of her psychic powers when she had frightening premonitions of the deaths of her two great-grandmothers just weeks before their passing. With the help of her grandmother, Ada Coil, also an established and respected psychic counselor and healer, Sylvia came to understand her many psychic gifts, which include the ability to communicate with spirits from ""The Other Side.""

After spending 18 years as a Catholic schoolteacher, Browne decided it was time to dedicate her life to her passion for spiritual knowledge and her desire to help others with their religious and spiritual quests. Readings in her home with 15 to 20 friends soon grew to gatherings of two or three hundred people in churches and town halls. Before long, she was making television appearances on such programs as ""The Montel Williams Show"" as well as appearing before standing room only audiences of two to three-thousand around the country.

A student of theology and comparative religion, Browne is also an accredited hypnotist. In 1974, she founded the Nirvana Foundation for Psychic Research (now the Sylvia Browne Corporation). In 1986, she established a church called the Society of Novus Spiritus (New Spirit), which has a membership in the thousands. The society's beliefs are based on Catholic theology, but the church rejects such concepts as sin, guilt and retribution.

Today, Sylvia Browne continues to give individual readings as a spiritual advisor in California, and she travels throughout the country helping others understand how the psychic world works in their lives and how they can use their knowledge of ""The Other Side"" to harness their own self-healing powers. "