Elizabeth Clare Prophet
Elizabeth grew up in a home that was mainly non-religious yet it was her mother's interests in Theosophy, the I AM Activity, and Christian Science that had the most influence on her. In 1961 she realized she was intended to be a messenger while meditating with Mark L. Prophet, who in 1958 The Summit Lighthouse. 1963 they married (after she ended her first marriage); and had four children. Elizabeth, after Mark's death in 1973, assumed control of The Summit Lighthouse.
The dogma of The Summit Lighthouse included a doctrine called the Path of Personal Christhood, or the way of the soul's one-on-one relationship with God through Christ consciousness. She believed she shared the gift of the word, both written and spoken. She claimed to be in constant communion with God. 1975 she founded Church Universal and Triumphant, becoming the umbrella organization for the movement, and which she expanded worldwide. She founded Summit University and Summit University Press. In the 1980s she called on her members to prepare for the possibility of nuclear war at the turn of the decade, encouraging them to construct fallout shelters. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in November 1998 and died in 2009 [cited Wikipedia]
Elizabeth Clare Prophet (False Prophet)
2022, embroidery, found fabric, fabric from E. Shoshan, gifted embroidered ribbon, pillowcase, white fake gilded frame, 8 x 10 inches
In a Private Collection, NY
Would you believe?
August 28, 2011
The Summit Lighthouse