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.
My stance has been to involve myself in the muddy waters of biomedical ethical conflict as a Christian scientist, recognizing that I may on occasion be wrong and that conclusions I reach may not be useful or faithful to the two "revelations" (science and scripture).
His father was Jewish and his mother was a Christian Scientist, but playing football (he was a record-breaking placekicker) for Brigham Young University he converted to Mormonism.
One could even say that a Christian Scientist believes in a "full-service Savior" and would like to see this practical aspect of the church's mission included going forward.
He informs the staff that he is a Christian Scientist and therefore refuses antipsychotics.
In 1888 she received a letter from a Chicago Christian Scientist complaining that there was still "such a mixture of Science and Theosophy here in the west," adding that her own teacher had instructed her that "Theosophy and Buddaism was not what were seeking for, but the perfect Truth as it was taught by Christ.
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.
As a Christian Scientist who was not knowledgeable about politics and had a tendency to make outlandish comments, she may remind some of us of that female US Vice-President we never had.
Originally, Faye had been raised as a Christian Scientist until, at one point, she suffered a serious infection that brought her close to death.

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