Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy, 1900. P00217

Explore the life, ideas, and achievements
of Mary Baker Eddy, who:

  • Lived in America from 1821 to 1910
  • Loved the Bible and was raised in a devout Christian family
  • Questioned traditional ideas about God, health, and healing
  • Discovered Christian Science in 1866
  • Published her book Science and Health in 1875
  • Was one of the only women to found and lead a worldwide church
  • Started The Christian Science Monitor in 1908

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