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Church of Christ, Scientist - Christian Science in the Greater Dayton, Ohio Area
 
 

about MARY BAKER EDDY

 

What an extraordinary woman!

 

Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) - broke conventions about what women could do:


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Founded the Christian Science Church, which now includes about 1700 branch churches in 80 countries: www.marybakereddylibrary.org/mary-baker-eddy/accomplishments/church-of-christ-scientist/
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Served as pastor of her church long before women were allowed in the pulpit.
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Founded an award-winning international newspaper – The Christian Science Monitor -  at age 90:  www.csmonitor.com
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Inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1995.
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Included as one of the Top 100 Influential Figures in American History in the December 2006 Atlantic Magazine.
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Writer of 16 books, numerous essays, and articles: www.christianscience.buysub.com
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Her book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, was chosen by the Women’s National Book Association as one of the “75 Books by Women Whose Words have Changed the World” (2010). It has sold over 10 million copies and is translated into 16 languages.
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More information

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Click on the link below for more information about Mary Baker Eddy's life and the challenges she faced that led to her discovery.

The Life of Mary Baker Eddy