This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of kindism.org. One Simple Idea, How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life I recently read One Simple Idea, How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life, by Mitch Horowitz, which charts the history of the positive thinking movement from Quimby and Eddy, to modern day prosperity-gospel televangelists. I'm … Continue reading “Simple” Ideas
The following is a review of The Healing Revelations of Mary Baker Eddy: The Rise and Fall of Christian Science by Martin Gardner, as written by guest contributor Bacon. To be entirely honest, I'm incredibly glad that I read God's Perfect Child (Fraser) before trying to wrap - nay - braid - my brain around, among, betwixt the texts within … Continue reading The Healing Revelations of Mary Baker Eddy
This is one of several posts exploring the accusations of plagiarism leveled against Ms. Eddy, as well as what may have influenced the writing of Science & Health. This, and future posts dealing with this topic will be tagged MBEPlagerism. This post contains affiliate links, thank you for supporting Kindism.org The Mary Baker Eddy Library … Continue reading Phineas Parkhurst Quimby & Mary Baker Eddy
The following is a short story by Joseph Woodbury III, initially left as a comment on the biography of a Virginal Mind, shared again here with the embedded hyperlinks that failed to show up in the original comment. June 4, 1882: Gilbert lay dying on his bed. His wife Mary sat by the bedside looking … Continue reading Mary & Gilbert Were Sweethearts
Welcome Ms. Eddy's Inspiration Round 2 (for all posts on this topic see the MBE Inspiration tag). Answers to Ms. Eddy's Inspiration Round 1 are now up. As with Round 1, while Ms. Eddy claims Science and Health with Key to the Scripture was divinely inspired and that her only source was the Bible, I have … Continue reading Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration (Round 2)
I feel the need to preface this with a story. The other day I mentioned to my husband that I'd had the strangest dream in which Phineas Parkhurst Quimby and Mary Baker Eddy were portrayed by Muppets Uncle Deadly and Miss Piggy (complete with the MBE-hairsytle of later years) in a Muppet-esque skit, song and … Continue reading Celebrating the Seasons and a few thoughts on Modern Pagnism, Children and Religion
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Ms. Eddy claims Science and Health with Key to the Scripture was divinely inspired and that her only source was the Bible (see below). With that in mind, I will now inform you that the passages below come from the following sources: Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy Quimby Manuscript by Horatio Dresser The Leiber … Continue reading Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration (round 1)