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
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
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
Awesome visual on the evolution of religion!
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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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
The following is a timeline of influential events in the history of Christian Science. It is by no means an exhaustive list, and is mostly provided as greater context, and starting place for further research. If you feel I have missed an important event, please leave a comment, or e-mail me! Various resources used to … Continue reading Timeline of Christian Science 1821-2013
It is my turn to be inspired by a fellow blogger: Emerging Gently has a piece entitled Christian Science AND Medical Care? which inspired me to actually read the NYTimes piece instead of just skimming over it and sighing heavily at TMC's attempt at relevance. Back in 2010 the NYTimes ran a piece entitled: Christian … Continue reading placating the masses & getting govmt. money
I've been googling around the internet and have come across a few more interesting CS-related resources to share, eventually I'll link to them in Resources, but for now, they're here. Eventually I hope to figure out a better way to catalog these so I don't get duplicates! Books The Christian Science Monitor, An Evolving Experiment … Continue reading A Few New Resources