The second woman to serve on the Christian Science Board of Directors was well-travelled and had some interesting stories to tell.
This woman served the cause of Christian Science for decades and published thousands of articles and editorials.
Violet Oakley (1874-1961) is now widely known for her talents as an illustrator, stained glass designer, manuscript illuminator, portrait painter, author, and speaker.
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.
Read about a woman who helped break new ground in turn-of-the-century Christian healing.