Includes bibliographical references (p. -292) and index.
The world of Christian Science healers -- Mary Baker Eddy: patient, healer, teacher -- Becoming a practitioner and teacher -- "Occasions for hope": patients and practitioners -- Separating "true" Scientists from "pseudo" Scientists -- Christian Science healers and the world -- Physicians debate Christian Science -- Therapeutic choice or religious liberty? -- Public health and the protection of children -- Century of promise then peril.
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