Women of History
Untold stories of women with many different connections to Christian Science.
The early Christian Science movement included men and women from all walks of life—including British aristocrats. Although Lady Victoria Murray could have lived a life of privilege and leisure, she chose instead to make considerable sacrifices for the church that Mary Baker Eddy had recently established. And she became a central force for the growth of Christian Science in northern England.
Portrait of Clara Barton, circa 1904. Photo by J.E. Purdy. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-75827. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and...
Read about a woman who helped break new ground in turn-of-the-century Christian healing.
Read about her regard for Christian Science and its discoverer.
Read about a pioneer in the field of women’s education.
Learn about the first African American teacher of Christian Science.
Meet a journalist who admired Mary Baker Eddy and became her friend.
Learn about the first Christian Science practitioner and teacher on the U.S. West Coast.
Read the story of an early advocate for young African Americans.