Christian Science

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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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Christian Science

(Christian Churches, other) the religious system and teaching of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1866) and emphasizes spiritual healing and the unreality of matter
Christian Scientist n
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Chris′tian Sci′ence

a religion founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866 that is based on the Scriptures and emphasizes spiritual healing.
[1860–65, Amer.]
Chris′tian Sci′entist, n.
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Noun1.Christian Science - Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866Christian Science - Protestant denomination founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Christian Scientist - a member of the Protestant church founded in the United States by Mary Baker Eddy
2.Christian Science - religious system based on teachings of Mary Baker Eddy emphasizing spiritual healing
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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A school of medicine midway between Allopathy and Christian Science. To the last both the others are distinctly inferior, for Christian Science will cure imaginary diseases, and they can not.
It's by way of being based on Christian Science. Absent treatment, and all that.
"Sounds like what I'd think Christian Science ought to sound like."
Nanouche's ideas are based on the teachings of Christ Jesus as recorded in the Bible and as discussed in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, discoverer and founder of Christian Science. She also will share examples from her public healing ministry of recovery from hardship.
Smith told the Christian Science Monitor that "in the last 18 months the racial tone of the country has tilted in a direction that is alarming, at a minimum." (The article did veer into the typical misinformation peddled by the mainstream media that pushes a false narrative that the election of President Trump is somehow causing a rise in "hate crimes" and that minorities are arming themselves in order to defend against this alleged threat.)
The Christian Science Church's document, "Self-Understanding of Christian Science," states:
Founded in 1903, the Christian Science Society, whose slogan is 'rising up', shares the teachings of Jesus Christ and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy.
A's religious practices and showed the staff's willingness to respect his Christian Science beliefs.
Irene Hall, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Merseyside
(8) In very different ways, Robert David Thomas and Rennie Schoepflin both hold that trouble ensued when Gestefeld published her "own" version of Christian Science. (9) Stephen Gottschalk simply writes that in instituting her later church Eddy wished to distance herself from the type of "quarrelsomeness" caused, he implies, by early students such as Gestefeld.
In the late 19th century she developed Christian Science as one of many drugless healing methods and founded The Church of Christ, Scientist in 1879.
Bergenheim was in Kansas City, Mo., with his wife, Phebe, as part of a six-week speaking tour to encourage support of the Monitor and other Christian Science publications.

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