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71. The history of Communion in Christian Science church services


Why do Christian Science branch churches have special Communion services, while The Mother Church in Boston does not?

Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone, a singer and performer of Creek and Cherokee ancestry, c. 1915–1920. Courtesy of Library of Congress.
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Learn about the steps we take in transcribing and annotating Mary Baker Eddy’s correspondence.

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Review: An Annotated Bibliography of Academic and Other Literature on Christian Science

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