For my Christian Science readers, I'm going to remind you of a harsh fact: Christian Scientsts die, just like everybody else. No where does Ms. Eddy claim that Christian Science will cause the MATERIAL BODY to live forever, it is Spiritual Man that is immortal. Expressing shock and grief at someone's passing is natural. What is … Continue reading the Unattainable perfect and clear comprehension of the living Spirit
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Christian Science: Lobbying It or Living It?
A Christian Scientists perspective on Congressional Lobbying over healthcare and exemptions for Christian Scientists. Beautifully put and well worth the read.
Adventures of the Madcap Christian Scientist
The letter of Science plentifully reaches humanity to-day, but its spirit comes only in small degrees. The vital part, the heart and soul of Christian Science, is Love. Without this, the letter is but the dead body of Science, – pulseless, cold, inanimate. – Mary Baker Eddy.
In the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy defines “Church” as the “structure of Truth and Love” and says the role of Church is to rouse “the dormant understanding… to the apprehension of spiritual ideas…”
Lately some members of the Christian Science church have been busy lobbying their politicians for exemptions for Christian Scientists from health insurance and laws regarding child neglect. And I’m sorry, but I have to ask – how is exempting Christian Scientists from health insurance laws and child neglect laws in any way going to help rouse anyone’s…
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Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration Round 3
Welcome Ms. Eddy's Inspiration Round 3 (for all posts on this topic see the MBE Inspiration tag). Answers to Ms. Eddy's Inspiration Round 2 are now up. As noted in Rounds 1 and 2, Ms. Eddy claims Science and Health with Key to the Scripture was divinely inspired and that her only source was the … Continue reading Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration Round 3
UPDATED: Calling your Congress People on Religious Exemptions
As a general rule, I try not to get involved in politics, but I don't feel that religions should be exempted from anything -- they should pay taxes, they should have to enroll in health care. As Jesus reminded them, render unto Caesar what is Caesar's. Jesus also said "suffer the little children" (Matthew 19:14) … Continue reading UPDATED: Calling your Congress People on Religious Exemptions
What is The Mother Church’s policy on sexuality and membership?
A regular reader shared the following piece from the February 2014 issue of The Christian Science Journal, the piece is part of The Christian Science Journal's columns "Your Questions & Answers" (1). The following is a screen shot from facebook group where the article was copied and pasted in full (2). I have also uploaded it … Continue reading What is The Mother Church’s policy on sexuality and membership?
Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration (Round 2)
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)
the dead mothers society
I recently received word that a young woman I had attended college with at Principia passed away. I don't know the circumstances of her passing and it is unlikely that I'll ever know. She was a year older than I, and while we were never close friends, her death impacted me greatly: she was a … Continue reading the dead mothers society
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
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Ms. Eddy’s Inspiration (round 1)
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)