Highlights from our collections and exhibits, staff blogs, and insights on the history of the Christian Science movement.
Learn the story behind this celebrated painting of Mary Baker Eddy’s birthplace.
Read how she looked for a receptive audience in a new setting.
Read about the challenges and triumphs of a WWII reporter on the ground in the Pacific Theater.
Check out the story behind some printing plates from the paper’s first edition.
See how this project helped revitalize The Mother Church and the City of Boston.
Read about three documents from our archive that shed light on the social history of Mary Baker Eddy’s time.
Read the history of a treasured green space in the shadow of The Mother Church.
Find out what church photos and a case of salmon have in common.
Learn about the development of Christian Science in Brazil.
See the largest group of Eddy’s students to sit for a single photograph.
Read an 1884 letter to Eddy that’s notable for several reasons.
Read some of the letters that Eddy especially wanted to keep copies of.
Learn about a family that was close to Mary Baker Eddy around the time she discovered Christian Science.
Read Mary Baker Eddy’s frank 1884 letter to a student in Washington, D.C.
Read about an early advocate of Christian Science among Boston’s religious establishment.