Mary Baker Eddy — Quick read
Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) was an American religious leader widely known as the discoverer of Christian Science. A lifelong Bible student, Eddy wrote Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, first published in 1875. Four years later she founded the Church of Christ, Scientist. Today it has branches around the world. In 1908 she started The Christian Science Monitor, a respected global news source which has won seven Pulitzer Prizes. Learn more in the Deep Read.
1821 — Born in Bow, New Hampshire
1866 — Recovers through prayer from effects of an accident, marking her discovery of Christian Science
1875 — Publishes her most important book, Science and Health
1879 — Founds the Christian Science church
1908 — Starts The Christian Science Monitor
1910 — Dies at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts