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Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896 (Authorized Edition)

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Miscellaneous Writings is a compilation of Mary Baker Eddy's articles and writings, many of which originally appeared in The Christian Science Journal. In this collection, Eddy encourages individual spiritual growth and relates her own experience of putting her system of Christian Science healing into practice.

This book includes:

- Love Your Enemies
- One Cause and Effect
- Questions and Answers
- Bible Lessons
- Contagion
- Improve Your Time
- Injustice
- "I've Got Cold"
- "Prayer and Healing"
- Love
- Advantage of Mind-healing
- Wedlock
- Judge Not
- Angels
- Fidelity
- Origin of Evil
- Women's Rights
... And other articles, poems, and letters on Christian Science

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."

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Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896 (Authorized Edition)
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  • $12.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Christianity
  • Published: Oct 31, 2011
  • Publisher: The Christian Science Board of Directors
  • Seller: The First Church of Christ, Scientist
  • Print Length: 471 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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