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100 years on: Abraham Lincoln and Mary Baker Eddy, growing in their grasp of racial justice.

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. Over the weekend, our Prime Minister David Cameron made multiculturalism a hot button issue again in Europe, with a speech at the International Conference on Security in Munich.  His words […]

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Persecution is the weakness of tyrants engendered by their fear, and love will cast it out…!

Being photo-rich, this blog might take a moment longer than usual to load! This is not a political blog, but an effort to speak a word in season on behalf of the spiritual standpoint of conviction that healing can happen through the awareness and expression of divine Love, God. So the blog’s title quote by […]

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100 years on: what does a 100-year Google snapshot tell us of public interest in Mary Baker Eddy?

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. Google Labs has furnished the world with an amazing new tool called the Ngram Viewer. Put a topic in a search box, press return, and you get a graph […]

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Boston one of the world’s great cultural destinations – Mary Baker Eddy Library plays a part!

The City of Boston has been listed as one of the world’s 50 Greatest Cultural Destinations in a “special travel supplement” in today’s (UK) Sunday Telegraph. One of the reason’s for choosing Boston is The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Betterment of Humanity. The Boston section includes the following:  “Mapparium – Walk through this three-storey […]

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On a wing with a prayer! Elevated thinking soars above positive thinking!

Today’s blog is written by our London Office Assistant District Manager, Clare Harwood. Astronauts do it, mountaineers do it and even unsuspecting fleas do it – elevated thinking! Hurtling down a grass runway in a small fixed-wing aircraft, which had arrived as a flat pack, may not strike you as the most calming experience in […]

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Waking up the morning after the century before…!

Last Friday the final of Choir of the Year coincided with the anniversary of 100 years since the passing of Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy. (Admittedly, most BBC viewers would not have been aware of this fact!) The programme, hosted by Aled Jones and Josie D’Arby, showcased the talents of six choirs which all […]

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100 years on: ideas that still challenge the status quo!

Poached – with permission! 🙂 – from a blog by fellow Committee Bob Clark, Florida, is the following comment on Mary Baker Eddy published in World Religions in America*. Professor Dell deChant from the University of South Florida, who offers this thought-provoking insight: “What Mary Baker Eddy did was directly and emphatically challenge the status […]

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Women’s spiritual leadership – coming out from under the radar?

This week, the Huffington Post has an article called “Women as religious Leaders: Breaking Through the Stained Glass Ceiling” written by Maureen Fiedler, who is the author of a new book on that very subject. Her report is surprisingly upbeat.   After pointing out the trends for women to have more leadership roles in society […]

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From 50 media mentions to a billion in just two years. A PR success, but at what cost to health?

An article on CNN pinpoints the manner in which, it claims, pharmaceutical companies create an appetite for a disease in order to produce a hunger for its treatment.   If the bottom line is profit, the marketing approach described could be deemed an impressive success. If the bottom line is the public’s well-being it seems worth […]

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A Saturday night at the movies…Val Kilmer shares his screenplay on Mark Twain/Mary Baker Eddy

My wife Jenny and I enjoyed a Saturday night viewing of Strength of Spirit: Engaging with Mary Baker Eddy 100 Years Later a video recently posted on the website of The Mary Baker Library. As reported on christianscience.com “On September 23, the Library staff set the scene with a presentation on the life of Mary […]

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