Tag Archives: Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

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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Christian Scientist lives to ripe old age of 107 after a life of ‘great service’ – Sheffield Telegraph story

Okay, that wasn’t quite the way the headline read in today’s Sheffield Telegraph. The article is actually entitled Ex-teacher dies at 107 after ‘great service’.  It is further along in this appreciative obituary that it says that former Sheffield teacher Maisie Linstead – from ‘a generation of women who were once banned from teaching’ but ‘got […]

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“Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way” – why, honey, how romantic!

Google Alerts is a helpful web tool if you want to track the way the broad public think about a particular subject of interest to you.  Like most internet-connected males, one of my Google Alerts is for me!  More importantly, as someone whose day job is to represent Christian Science in the media, one of […]

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A tale of one city, one frog, and a Christian Science Reading Room!

The world-famous UK university town of Cambridge is popular with tourists and residents alike but Love Cambridge is an organisation wishing “to go the extra mile”, as the Cambridge News put it,  by enhancing and improving the city for all its visitors. To this end, local businesses excelling in customer service were recognised in an award […]

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Media Comment: Cardinal John Henry Newman and the lot of saints.

It was an indication of Britain’s still-vigorous religious life to see so many people turn out for Pope Benedict’s beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman on the last day of his visit to the United Kingdom.  The Roman Catholic faithful left cosy homes in the middle of the night to trek to a cold and […]

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A Modern Rabbi’s view of the Day of Atonement – putting the past behind us.

This weekend, Jewish people around the world have been observing Yom Kippur their holiest of days.  R’ Marcia Kovner, who is a Modern Rabbi, and who has a love for the ideas in Mary Baker Eddy’s Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, has written the following thought-provoking observation. Yom Kippur begins at sundown […]

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Individualising the Desmond Tutu response to state evil – “Get Inspired Project!” includes an interview with a Christian Scientist.

The “Get Inspired Project” was launched last year by Toni Reece, President of The PEOPLE Academy, Inc. It is a year-long commitment to “collect all of the amazing stories of how people inspire others and what they need to be inspired themselves” – and that collection has been amassing for eleven months on the website: […]

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