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What did Eddy write about Gnosticism?
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What is the background on Eddy’s article “Contagion”?
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Did Joseph Armstrong heal people of smallpox?
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Did Eddy use Webster’s 1828 dictionary?
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Did Eddy regularly read a hymn at bedtime?
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How did Christian Scientists respond to the 1918–1919 Spanish flu?
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What is the origin of the Explanatory Note found in the Christian Science Quarterly?
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What did Eddy say about reading the words to her hymns?
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Have changes been made to Science and Health since 1910?
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Did Eddy ask that one of her hymns be sung weekly?
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How did Eddy refer to “hygiene”?
Read what the term ‘hygiene’ signified to Mary Baker Eddy and see how she used it in her writings on Christian Science.
Did the Monitor report on the 1921 Tulsa massacre?
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Are books about Eddy searchable online?
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Does The Secret Garden have connections with Christian Science?
Find out how this famous work of Frances Hodgson Burnett does and doesn’t relate.
What did Eddy say about reporting and treating contagious diseases?
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