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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 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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a religion founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866 that is based on the Scriptures and emphasizes spiritual healing.
Chris′tian Sci′entist, n.
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|Noun||1.||Christian 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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