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.

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

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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inferior, for Christian Science will cure imaginary diseases, and they
Sounds like what I'd think Christian Science ought to sound like.
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 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
Eddy's Christian Science Church and Gestefeld's New Thought milieu, including her Church of the New Thought, are seen as religions that heal according to similar beliefs and differ substantially in terms of organization rather than religious content.
Medicare and some insurance companies cover care given by Christian Science practitioners, and their services are also tax-deductible as a medical expense for federal income-tax purposes.
Benson will talk about the Genesis-inspired angel encounter during his 90-minute "Jacob's Angel and You -- Inevitable Rendezvous" Sunday at the Christian Science Reading Room of Studio City.
with his wife, Phebe, as part of a six-week speaking tour to encourage support of the Monitor and other Christian Science publications.
An article in The Christian Science Monitor, the respected daffy newspaper run by the church's headquarters in Boston, stressed "how invaluable a spiritual component would be" in preparing for the bird flu.

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