Christian Science In the News & Related Articles

Suffering Children and the Christian Science Church by Caroline Fraser Study: Christian Scientists Die Younger from the Chicago Tribune Christian Science in the Chicago Tribune Mary Baker Eddy and the Neo-Vedantic Origins of Christian Science: Its influence on New-Age thinking, and fundamental misunderstanding Peter Holleran. The Christian Science Holocaust Gerald Bergman, PhD The Origin & … Continue reading Christian Science In the News & Related Articles

Books pertaining to & that are often critical of Christian Science

Please note I have not read all of these in full, but they have come up time and time again in my searches for more information about the movement About Christian Science Christian Science Falsely So Called by William Leon Brown Christian science, an apostasy from science and Christianity: a course of lectures by Cyril … Continue reading Books pertaining to & that are often critical of Christian Science

Mary Baker Eddy and Christian Science Perspectives on Sex, Homosexuality & Marriage

The following is a list of resources for those who wish to further explore the topics of Sex, Homosexuality, and Marriage within the context of Christian Science and Ms. Eddy's views. It is by no means an extensive list of resources, merely a starting point for further reading. All links shared below worked at the … Continue reading Mary Baker Eddy and Christian Science Perspectives on Sex, Homosexuality & Marriage

Infographic – Evolutionary Tree of Myth and Religion (reblog)

Awesome visual on the evolution of religion!

Jericho Brisance

In keeping with my affinity for educational visual aids, I simply couldn’t resist adding this one to the lineup. Excellent work from Simon Davies @ www.Facebook.com/HumanOdyssey. Thanks to Seth Andrews at TTA for the Facebook post.

My own thoughts… I had a conversation with a friend quite recently, and he asked me what I thought “the truth” was. I told him that at bottom, I think religion is simply something that people like to do. We fear death. We fear uncertainty. And we fear insignificance. Religion gives us an incantation against the parts of our own minds that grasp these realities. Further, we Christians are not special, and we do not have corroborating evidences that our competing faiths lack. The mirage of uniqueness grows from the soil of ignorance. We do not understand “the others”, and so we do not understand ourselves. Only deep reading about our faith from outsiders, and about other faiths…

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Ms. Eddy as the Woman in Revelation

In April, 1938, a six-member committee of editors and former editors of CS periodicals was assembled "to discover just what Mrs. Eddy believed concerning herself with respect to Scriptural prophecy." The committee was given access to Mrs. Eddy's private correspondence, and published writings. After five years and 57 typewritten pages, the Board of Directors published … Continue reading Ms. Eddy as the Woman in Revelation