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Displaying the American Flag in The Mother Church

There is only one instance in which an American flag has been displayed in The Mother Church. This was on a Sunday in June 1908.

What is the History of Announcing Bible Verses for each Section of the Christian Science Bible Lesson?

The original directive for announcing books of the Bible in church services comes from an article titled "Church and School." This article was first published in the April 1895 issue of The Christian Science Journal.

The Background to the Platform of Christian Science

The platform of Christian Science is found on pages 330-340 of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and forms the basis for Normal class instruction—the course taught to train teachers of Christian Science.

What is the “Tyrannical Law” Referred to on Page 161, Lines 11-23, in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"?

What is the "tyrannical law" referred to on page 161, lines 11-23, in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures?

What is the Historical Background of "The People’s Idea of God" by Mary Baker Eddy?

The People’s Idea of God began as a sermon preached by Eddy at the Hawthorne Rooms in Boston.

The Question of “an exceptionally good investment”: Mary Baker Eddy and the Glover Gold Mining Company

Mary Baker Eddy’s only child was her son George W. Glover II (1844-1915), born a few months after the death of her first husband. Like many single mothers of her day, she did not possess the financial means to raise the boy, and before his seventh birthday the two were separated.