Christian Scientist

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Christian Science

The church and the religious system founded by Mary Baker Eddy, emphasizing healing through spiritual means as an important element of Christianity and teaching pure divine goodness as underlying all material reality. Also called Church of Christ, Scientist.

Christian Scientist n.
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Noun1.Christian Scientist - a member of the Protestant church founded in the United States by Mary Baker Eddy
Christian Science, Church of Christ Scientist - Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
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William Johnson and Miss Macquoid, the Christian Scientists, with remarkable likeness to the truth.
This would provide the opportunity for a Christian scientist to explain the Christian Weltanschauung of how God not only created the material universe, but also made human beings in his image and likeness, sent us Jesus Christ to be our Savior and our Redeemer, and provided us with the scriptures to be our guide to living and worshiping.
In September, the Journal published a short letter from an anonymous Christian Scientist who was "somewhat bemused and very much saddened" by a recent unnamed heterodox publication, clearly Gestefeld's.
Tayag pointed to Department of Labor regulations that provide that a Christian Scientist practitioner is considered a person "capable of providing health care services.
A Christian Scientist, he prefers prayer to medication, and lives frugally -- the Paulsons use a 40-year-old toaster oven.
Here is how I pray about this issue as a Christian Scientist.
We have heard that the Christian Scientists may be introducing legislation to amend the Nursing Practice Act to allow them to use the term "Christian Scientist Nurse.
Originally, Faye had been raised as a Christian Scientist until, at one point, she suffered a serious infection that brought her close to death.
A Christian Scientist church and reading room still exists in the building.
Wilburn was raised as a Christian Scientist and he also lightly uses that denomination's version of Christian beliefs.
Although Uncle Aaron is a Jew, he has also been a Christian Scientist, a Course of Miracles worker, and I think he was EST at one point.
Birmingham Christian Scientist, Brian Weatherhogg, from Quinton, suggested employers could ease the situation by investing more in preventing people becoming ill in the first place.

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