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Some Surrey thoughts on Mary Baker Eddy

Brooklands FM – a web-based community radio station in Surrey – featured some thoughts about Mary Baker Eddy in their “Sunday viewpoint” for Mother’s Day.    You can “Listen Again” to this feature by Christian Science Committee on Publication for Surrey, Susan Thomas. (Note that it might take a few seconds for the broadcast to […]

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Writing a good woman back into history…for her timeless ideas!

2010 is the 30th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project in the United States and the overarching theme for this year’s celebration is “Writing Women Back into History”.   As the National Women’s History Project website puts it “It often seems that the history of women is written in invisible ink. Even when recognized in […]

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Is Christian Science the same as Scientology?

Short but sweet answer… And if you want to know more…click here for an article about the distinction!

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Christopher Hithchens on Mark Twain and Christian Science – a response is published in The Spectator

A slightly edited version of a letter submitted in response to comments made by Christopher Hitchens about Mark Twain and Christian Science in The Spectator has been published in this week’s issue of the same magazine: http://tinyurl.com/ycsl76q For the record, here are a couple of the positive things Mark Twain did say about Christian Science and Mary Baker […]

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Some reflections on Christian Science/Mary Baker Eddy, as included in “Smile or Die!” by Barbara Ehrenreich

Investigative author Barbara Ehrenreich has a helpful, interesting historical perspective on Mary Baker Eddy’s teachings as being a catalyst in lifting Americans out of the more severe repercussions of nineteenth century “Calvinist gloom”.  She has also undoubtedly struck a chord with many in the mainstream media in the UK.  (See this blogs views on that […]

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Letter Published in Walsall Chronicle

Dear Sir, The letter ‘Beliefs can be used to justify almost anything’ by ‘Rationalist of Rushall’, incorrectly implies that Christian Science doesn’t heal, and that Christian Scientists have no choice in choosing their method of healing, neither of which is true. Christian Science is about healing through prayer by gaining a tangible sense of ever-present […]

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Christian Science prayer—not faith healing

My manager Phil Davis – the worldwide Manager of Christian Science Committees on Publication – has helpfully clarified the distinction between Christian Science healing and faith healing. The “live chat” with Phil can still be heard on http://www.spirituality.com at Previous Chats The chat was addressing: What is prayer in Christian Science? How is it different […]

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Is healing prayer a miracle?

A credible and precious account of a healing through prayer appeared in the UK national media this week, in The Voice…a beautiful healing of a young girl (Junior Nwaubani) who was expected to die after an accident or be left severely mentally impaired.  Her healing account, and an uplifting photo of her full of life one […]

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