Tag Archives: Mary Baker Eddy

All Roads Lead to Concord

One strange synchronicity is enough to make me say “hmm, wow” to myself; another involving the same subject is enough to make me write about it. Although my past pattern has been to devote years of concentrated effort to a … Continue reading

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A Research Adventure in Boston

The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Betterment of Humanity Upon returning from the most rewarding and enjoyable research adventure of my life, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude towards the many people involved in this pilgrimage to a place I never … Continue reading

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Bronson Alcott in Mrs. Eddy by Edwin Franden Dakin

An author for whom I have long felt admiration, Edwin Franden Dakin was in his early thirties when he became “controversial” thanks to the furious reaction of the Christian Science church to his brilliant 1929 biography of its founder. Dakin … Continue reading

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The influence of Mary Baker Eddy

This week I have been rereading Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures for the first time in forty years. The ngram above shows that Eddy’s presence on the literary scene in recent decades, as measured in references to … Continue reading

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