Christian Science

Christian Science
   Christian Science was founded in the USA in 1879 by Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910). About one-third of its 3,000 worldwide congregations are based outside the United States. It is popularly best known for its commitment to faith healing and its avoidance of conventional medicine, though this emphasis on healing has diminished in recent years. The definitive statement of the movement’s teaching is contained in Eddy’s book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. The respected Christian Science Monitor, its daily newspaper published in Boston, promotes its teaching today. In Britain, Christian Science does not have a particularly high national profile, but the church’s chain of Christian Science Reading Rooms in large and small towns throughout the country are a feature of provincial cultural life.

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  • Christian Science — (deutsch: Christliche Wissenschaft) ist der Name der von Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) nach 1866 entwickelten Lehre, die sie in ihrem Buch Wissenschaft und Gesundheit mit Schlüssel zur Heiligen Schrift formulierte und 1875 erstmals veröffentlichte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christian Science —    Christian Science is a metaphysical religion that emerged in New England in reaction to the spiritual healing experienced by founder Mary Baker Eddy (1821 1910). Eddy was a semi invalid for most of her life until she met Phineas Parkhurst… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Christian Science — A system of healing disease of mind and body which teaches that all cause and effect is mental, and that sin, sickness, and death will be destroyed by a full understanding of the Divine Principle of Jesus teaching and healing. The system was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Christian Science — ► NOUN ▪ the beliefs and practices of the Church of Christ Scientist, a Christian sect. DERIVATIVES Christian Scientist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Christian Science — ☆ Christian Science n. a religion and a system of healing founded by Mary Baker Eddy c. 1866, based on an interpretation of the Scriptures asserting that disease, sin, and death may be overcome by understanding and applying the divine principles… …   English World dictionary

  • Christian Science — (engl., spr. krißtjĕn ßai ĕns, »christliche Wissenschaft«), Name der von Mrs. Mary Eddy (s.d.) begründeten metaphysischen Heilmethode, deren Grundsätze in Eddys Buch »Science and health, with key to the scriptures« (252. Aufl., Boston 1903)… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Christian Science — (en fr. Science chrÉtienne) doctrine des scientistes chrétiens fondée à Boston (È. U.), en 1879, par Mary Baker Eddy …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Christian Science — n [U] a religion started in America in 1866, which includes the belief that illnesses can be cured by faith >Christian Scientist n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Christian Science — noun uncount a religion started by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879 whose members think that illness should be cured through religious belief ╾ ,Christian Scientist noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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