Message to the Mother Church for 1902 (Authorized Edition)
Mary Baker Eddy
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Mary Baker Eddy delivered this sermon to her Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in 1902. Later published in pamphlet form, it takes an in-depth look at the First Commandment and Jesus’ commandment to love one another.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) was an influential American author, teacher, and religious leader. She is noted for her groundbreaking ideas about spirituality and healing, which she based on the Bible, particularly Christ Jesus’ words and works. This system of healing, which she denominated Christian Science, puts into action all that she learned from her Bible study. Her ideas are fully articulated in her major work, the best-seller Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, first published in 1875. In 1879, she founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, which today has branch churches and societies around the world. She established her church “to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” In 1908 she launched The Christian Science Monitor, a leading international newspaper, the recipient, to date, of seven Pulitzer Prizes. At her passing, hundreds of tributes appeared in newspapers around the world, including The Boston Globe, which wrote, “She did a wonderful—an extraordinary work in the world and there is no doubt that she was a powerful influence for good.”
- Category: Christianity
- Published: May 09, 2012
- Publisher: The Christian Science Board of Directors
- Seller: The First Church of Christ, Scientist
- Print Length: 20 Pages
- Language: English