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Mary Baker Eddy was an active thinker and writer. As a young woman, she wrote for magazines and newspapers, sometimes under various pseudonyms. In her later years, she engaged in discourse with thousands of men and women, including some established thought leaders. With her published work, Eddy openly challenged conventional thinking in theology, medicine, and science. Eddy’s writings continue to open doors of thought on a variety of subjects. In addition to her primary work, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy published a number of shorter works, including a spiritual autobiography, Retrospection and Introspection.
Discover Mary Baker Eddy’s life through her groundbreaking writing. Eddy’s story flies in the face of convention, challenging the constraints of a time when women had few rights or opportunities. By the time of her passing, she was one of the most successful and influential women of her time and a world-renowned writer, speaker, and publisher. Explore our online exhibit, Impressions on Paper.