Was Ms. Eddy crazy, or a product of her time? This question seems to come up again and again when reading about Ms. Edddy, her "science" and beliefs. I don't doubt that she was a "difficult" woman, the quote about "well behaved women rarely make history" seems to apply nicely. When considering Ms. Eddy's ideas, … Continue reading cucumbers cause cholera
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
I got an e-mail the other morning from a well meaning relative, apparently the Rev. Billy Graham* is running a full-page ad in the NYTimes, the text of it reads: The legacy we leave behind for our children, grandchildren, and this great nation is crucial. As I approach my 94th birthday, I realize this election … Continue reading Rev. Graham & Biblical Morals
Although I'm not a "pagan" parent, this post from Witches of the Craft struck home. The credited author, "Josie" makes some valid points that apply to most parents with views outside of "mainstream" Christianity (or one of the other Abrahamic religions). Both my husband and I were raised by devout Christian Scientists and regularly attended … Continue reading How Much Christanity?