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Mary Baker Eddy and Exegesis

Critical analysis of the Bible profoundly shaped Mary Baker Eddy’s major work, “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.”

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Did Mary Baker Eddy care about the environment?

Even though Eddy doesn’t fit her era’s image of an environmentalist, she still cared deeply for the environment. She loved animals and nature, and believed that the beauty of the natural world was a reflection of the beauty and majesty of God.

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What was Eddy’s perspective on women’s rights?

Mary Baker Eddy made few statements about this, but we do know that she valued the efforts of the women’s rights movement of her day. In 1882 she wrote her student Clara Choate: “let us work as the industrious Suffragists are at work who are getting a hearing all over...

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