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To best answer this question, we can point you toward an article in The Christian Science Journal that examines Articles of the Manual of The Mother Church that pertain to the role of Church Readers.
To best answer this question, we can point you toward an article in The Christian Science Journal that describes the evolution of Christian Science healing. It was part of a series giving context to the Church Manual.
There is a long standing and false rumor that a telephone was installed in Mary Baker Eddy’s tomb at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While the rumor is false, it seems to be based on circumstances after her death on December 3, 1910. Following...
Mary Baker Eddy’s poem “The Old Man of the Mountain” was first published in The Floral Wreath, and Ladies' Monthly Magazine, July, 1844. The author is listed as “Mrs. G. W. Glover”—Mary Baker Eddy was married to George Washington Glover until his death in 1844. Along...
In the chapter titled “Recapitulation” in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy asks and answers a series of questions as she offers a summary of her theology. Page 497 of this chapter includes the following: Question. — Have Christian...
Mary Baker Eddy was deeply interested in Bible research and consulted numerous reference works on the Scriptures—here are some references she used.
Mary Baker Eddy quoted several translations in her published works. She was also deeply interested in Bible research and consulted numerous reference works on the Scriptures. See below for a list of the translations that she quotes, as well as books that were in her...
Mary Baker Eddy founded “The Christian Science Monitor” in 1908 with the objective “to injure no man, but to bless all mankind.”
The answer is yes … and no.
It was an early revision of the Christian Science textbook.
The answer is yes. Here’s the story.
Even a religious leader likes to play games sometimes.
Mary Baker Eddy’s business acumen just might surprise you.