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200 years on, and STILL going strong? Looking forward to a special anniversary with a question…

The first blog in our “100 years on, and still going strong” series commemorating the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science 100 years after her passing was the 100th blog on this site, and having closed that series with the 200th blog mark we want to celebrate today’s anniversary of her birth with a question… […]

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100 years on: The (simple) secret of Mary Baker Eddy’s life…

“God has not given us vast learning to solve all the problems, or unfailing wisdom to direct all the wanderings of our brothers’ lives; but He has given to every one of us the power to be spiritual, and by our spirituality to lift and enlarge and enlighten the lives we touch.” – Phillips Brooks “The […]

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What does it mean when a medical practitioner wants to offer a dose of prayer?

There have been angry-with-the-doctor opinion pieces versus angry-with-the-medical-authorities reports about the recent conflab between the General Medical Council (GMC) and General Practitioner Dr. Richard Scott, who talked about Jesus to a patient. However, it is worth asking, but what does it actually entail to have a physician-patient conversation about faith? It is clearly inappropriate for […]

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So, what DO Keith Richards and Mary Baker Eddy have in common?

Earlier this week, my colleague Eric Nelson turned up an amusing article by a writer called Steven Saum in the Perspective section of the KQED radio site. Apparently Mr Saum received the following recommendation from Amazon: Dear Amazon.com Customer, We’ve noticed that customers who have purchased or rated ‘Rolling Away the Stone: Mary Baker Eddy’s […]

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100 years on: 2 BIG reasons why Mary Baker Eddy is still remembered…

Next in our “100 years on, and still going strong” series, celebrating the continued resonance of Mary Baker Eddy’s life and ideas 100 years after her passing. Benjamin Franklin once said “If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.” Mary Baker Eddy – transcending […]

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100 years on: Mary Baker Eddy – a song in the repertoire of unsung women?

Next in our “100 years on, and still going strong” series, celebrating the continued resonance of Mary Baker Eddy’s life and ideas 100 years after her passing. A local US newspaper called the Post and Courier recently ran an item entitled Unsung Women – Mary Baker Eddy. On the lighter side, I confess that it is true…I […]

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“…beauty typifies holiness, and is something to be desired” – Mary Baker Eddy

I have no idea of the source of these amazing photos, but their creator has been circulating them in an email which says “Pass it on for others to enjoy!” So, ever obedient to a good idea, here goes…! Amazing striped icebergs in Antarctica Icebergs sometimes have stripes, formed  by layers of snow that react  […]

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100 years on: What the world needs now is…a Mary Baker Eddy approach to leadership!

Next in our “100 years on, and still going strong” series, celebrating the continued resonance of Mary Baker Eddy’s life and ideas 100 years after her passing. Questions of leadership are big in the world today, from Middle East leaders wanting to cling on to power, despite popular expressions of deep discontent, to Western populations who feel […]

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Do the positive and negative of placebos and nocebos point to thought as king in healthcare concerns?

For his most recent “Other Voices” column, my West Coast colleague Eric Nelson tracked down an amazingly thought-provoking video on the placebo effect, that I share below, and introduced it by saying, “Have a look at the video below (very entertaining, by the way!).  And for some insight into the Christian Science “take” on placebos, check […]

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100 years on: Mary Baker Eddy – still “a luminary” after all these years!

Next in our “100 years on, and still going strong” series, celebrating the continued resonance of Mary Baker Eddy’s life and ideas 100 years after her passing. An article called Large number of people who died in 1910 remain well-known today recently appeared in the Evansville Courier & Press. In it “Retiring Thoughts” columnist John Gottcent writes of his research […]

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