Experts in hymnology, musicians, and a hymn publisher explore the history and the power and purpose of hymns in American religious experience, in the Christian Science tradition, and as an expression of emotional and spiritual outreach by individuals and congregations.
Watch the replay of our discussion on what oral histories reveal about engaging the public in major venues.
Watch the replay of our discussion which explored one faith tradition within the larger context of military ministry. For Christian Scientists—as for all denominations—chaplaincy requires a capacity to respond to the spiritual and emotional needs of individuals from all faith perspectives, drawing on the foundation of one’s own beliefs.
Building on its webcast from September 12, The Mary Baker Eddy Library hosted another discussion inspired by the conference held in Antwerp, Belgium, this past April, on “Evolutions of Christian Science in Scholarly Perspective.”
This latest program focused on the influence of Christian Science in Great Britain in the spheres of modern art and women in politics.
Listen to an international panel discussion on Christian Science history.*
In late April, scholars from North America and Europe gathered in Antwerp, Belgium, for a conference on “The Evolutions of Christian Science in Scholarly Perspective.” The Library now welcomes three of the major participants for an online discussion about papers given at the conference and the importance of new scholarship about Christian Science.