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First Saturday: Creating Exhibits at the Library
Find out how exhibit creators have designed exhibits by mining the archives and collections at The Mary Baker Eddy Library.
Transcending Boundaries Celebratory Event: A Dialogue on Meaning and Movements in Public Art
The Library and young artists from Artists for Humanity celebrated the power of public art and exhibit design as vehicles for global interaction.
First Saturday: We Knew Mary Baker Eddy, Volume II
Library staff hosted a book discussion of the latest publication about Mary Baker Eddy, featuring 22 reminiscences from our archive.
Women's History Author Talk with Eve LaPlante
Noted author Eve LaPlante joined Emmanuel College Professor and Alcott scholar Lisa Stepanski, for a discussion of LaPlante’s newest work, Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother.
Caring for Christmas 2012
The fourth annual Caring for Christmas explored new dimensions of the cultural story of Christmas and celebrations of the season.
Past Library Fellows discussed their research and how their experiences and projects interrelate in the varied fields of women's religious history, art history, American literature, and architecture.
Peter Sellars: The Call for Culture
The Mary Baker Eddy Library welcomed acclaimed director Peter Sellars for an evening of celebration and thought-provoking discussion on the role of culture and the arts in society and in education.
Music from the 2012 Open House
Kimberly Moller, soprano, and Julia Carey, collaborative pianist, brought Mary Baker Eddy's poems and prose to musical melody.
Author Talk with Keith S. Collins
Keith S. Collins introduces his new book, The Christian Science Monitor: Its History, Mission, and People to a packed Hall of Ideas. Also don't miss extra remarks by John Yemma, the Editor of the Monitor today.
Women in Military Ministry
Three female chaplains share their stories of navigating the military ministry and their experiences finding peace for themselves and others, even through the experience of war: adversarial colleagues, wild coyotes, and the continuing journey of female chaplains.
Two diligent researchers introduce you to two extraordinary women whose beliefs and faiths shine out through their spiritual autobiographies: Julian of Norwich and Mary Baker Eddy.
Theology and Trauma
Dr. Shelley Rambo and Reverend Michelle Walsh of the Boston University School of Theology introduced visitors to the relationships between theology, trauma and healing from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) in war veterans to urban violence and ministry.
Believing Young Voices
Join high school panelists as they share their experiences, describe challenges, and reveal the misconceptions that they have encountered growing up in an interfaith world. The video also includes brief interviews with presenters and facilitators from the day's workshop.
Author Talk with Adam Nicolson
During our celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, the Library was fortunate enough to be the venue for the Massachusetts Bible Society's annual Beck Lecture and its exploration of the human process behind the making of this Bible.
Videos From "Finding Peace"
Visit our online exhibit to learn about the remarkable stories of individuals who found peace during wartime including Martin Jackson, the first Christian Science Wartime Chaplain and Birse Shepherd, secretary of the World War II Christian Science Wartime Relief Committee.
"The Bible in Contemporary Culture"
In a departure from our large scale programs in our beautiful Hall of Ideas, join the Library for three very intimate discussions with celebrated guest speakers and brief interviews with participants from the public.
"Caring for Christmas—A Nineteenth-Century Story"
Gather the family to laugh with at our narrators' lively antics as they guide you through the history of Christmas in nineteenth-century America with musical accompaniment by our local singing group, Plaza Voces.
"New Visions in Social Change"
Be inspired by three luminaries in the world of social change as they relate their stories, define the concept of social entrepreneurship and highlight ways in which they have, and you can, make a radical change in today's world.
"Radical Minds, Radical Times: Eddy and the Alcotts"
Delve into nineteenth-century New England with a lively panel talk, and even a special appearance by Louisa May Alcott, as the group examines two great thinkers of this transformative period. Also see our live Web forum.
"Strength of Spirit—A Special Centenary Event"
Join the staff of the Mary Baker Eddy Library and actor Val Kilmer to celebrate 100 years of Mary Baker Eddy, by examining her life from the perspective of researchers and museum professionals, writers and actors.
"Author Talk with Robert Warneck"
Listen as Programs Producer Jonathon Eder sits down with one of the original authors of Mary Baker Eddy: Christian Healer to discuss the recently issued amplified edition of this bestselling book.
"In Word and Deed"
Be inspired by two social entrepreneurs as they describe how their public service projects began and how The Christian Science Monitor helped them grow.
Listen to author Gillian Gill's discussion of We Two, her latest book on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and her other acclaimed biographies on Mary Baker Eddy, Florence Nightingale, and Agatha Christie.
“Facing Down Slavery, A Contemporary Story”
Sit down with three Boston-based humanitarians to discuss slavery in the modern world, the different forms it takes, and the challenges faced in combatting it today.
“Nursing’s Spiritual Roots in Contemporary Practice”
Examine the modern practice of nursing through the insights and personal stories of three unconventional nurses who share their expertise in "caring science," holistic nursing, and Christian Science nursing.