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Author Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010.

Title The healing revelations of Mary Baker Eddy : the rise and fall of Christian Science / Martin Gardner.

Imprint Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  289.5 Ed25Bg 1993    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 255 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-250) and index.
Summary Traces the life of Mary Baker Eddy, describes the founding and beliefs of Christian Science, looks at its connection with the New Thought movement, and discusses the reasons for the church's decline.
Contents Childhood, marriages, and spiritualism -- Mrs. Eddy's debt to Quimby -- Matter, sickness, and pain -- Heaven and the second coming -- Malicious animal magnetism I -- Malicious animal magnetism II -- Memoirs of Adam Dickey -- Science and health -- Plagiarism -- Mrs. Woodbury and her prince of peace -- Augusta Stetson and other heretics -- The rage of Mark Twain -- The decline of Christian Science -- New thought, unity, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Subject Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910.
Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910. Science and health.
Christian Science -- Controversial literature.
Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910 Science and health, with key to the Scriptures.
Mental Healing. (DNLM)D008602
Christian Science -- history. (DNLM)D002834Q000266
Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910. (OCoLC)fst00046615
Science and health (Eddy, Mary Baker) (OCoLC)fst01357306
Christian Science. (OCoLC)fst00858885
Genre/Form Biography. (DNLM)D019215
Controversial literature. (OCoLC)fst01423907
ISBN 0879758384 (alk. paper)
9780879758387 (alk. paper)

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