From Lucia Greenhouse, shared with permission. Debunking this article from the Christian Science Monitor: "Why do some parents choose not to vaccinate? (From the Christian Science Monitor (Feb 3, 2015) By Amanda Paulson, Staff writer FEBRUARY 3, 2015 It's a question that's being asked with increased intensity and often hostility in the wake of a measles outbreak … Continue reading Debunking this article from the Christian Science Monitor
This is part of a series of posts about Mrs. Eddy. The biography of a virginal mind by Francis Dakin. For all posts on this topic, see the tag the Biography of a Virginal Mind When Alexander had given way to fears of supernatural influence, his mind grew so disturbed and so easily alarmed that, … Continue reading Part V – The Twilight of a God (xxv-xxxiii)
Although I was raised in Christian Science and a regular attendee of Christian Science Sunday School until my twentieth birthday, I had never heard of, or seen, Junior Christian Science Bible Teaching Show until someone left a few links to YouTube videos in the comments of my post Wanna be a sheep! I was intrigued, … Continue reading Junior Christian Science Bible Teaching Show & the Devil in the Church
It seems the "Circle of faith" community at christianscience.com is closing down. While I never spent much time there, I did enjoy the idea that The Mother Church would permit "open idalogue among Christian Scientists, their fellow Christians, and people of other faith traditions." The reason given? we feel this is an opportunity to pause … Continue reading renew a focus on our primary resources for spiritual growth – shut down the questioning
The Christian Science Plaza complex in Boston is in the news, and the column from the Boston Globe is certainly worth the read: "Luxury housing: Don’t just build for Kremlin cronies, global elite" (1). The Four Seasons Hotel and Luxury Condo Tower appears to be on former Church property, a Boston Globe article (2), but … Continue reading Fallen Dictators at the Mapparium
The following is a guest post by fellow blogger Emerging Gently (). For more about Guest Posts & their Contributors, please visit , for more about Leaving Christian Science I joined The Mother Church at the ripe ol' age of 12, when good little Christian Scientist kids (the ones that have survived that long) are … Continue reading TMC Withdrawals – now via e-mail!
Propaganda & the image of Mary Baker Eddy I was required to take an art history class for my major in college, it didn't really pertain to my major, but it fell into some outdated requirements so I spent 50 minutes every morning for ten weeks in a dimly-lit, too-warm room, being lectured at (basically … Continue reading Portraits of Our Beloved Leader