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date: 22 May 2022

Christian Science. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Rennie B. SchoepflinRennie B. Schoepflin

Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) “discovered” Christian Science in 1866, when she spontaneously recovered from a severe injury after embracing the beliefs that reality is completely spiritual and that evil—especially sickness and death—is only an illusion. Eddy's understanding of the mind-body relationship and her healing techniques owed much to the principles of homeopathy and the practice of ... ...

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