Category: Exploring Spirit

  • Christian Science – Part 2

    TW: child and maternal death, medical negligence We left off on things seemingly looking up for the Church of Christ, Scientist. They were officially chartered, had navigated a mass exodus, were weathering fierce criticism, and had opened the Massachusetts Metaphysical College. With land in hand, they were finally ready to open a permanent church building,…

  • Christian Science – Part 1

    In the last episode of Mary Eddy, we briefly touched on the foundation of the Church of Christ, Scientist. As a brief recap, in 1875 is when we see the first mention of Christian Scientists being used to describe the collection of Mary’s ardent believers. Daniel Spofford, George Barry, and Elizabeth Newhall were among the…

  • Mary Eddy – Part 2

    Welcome back to Exploring Spirit, where we look at the history and important figures behind various spiritual concepts and organizations. This is part two of our dive into Mary Eddy, the founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist. Last time we discussed her early life until her miraculous (or so she claims) recovery from her…

  • Mary Eddy – Part 1

    Pt 1 – Early Life to Ice Incident Welcome to Exploring Spirit, where we take a close look at various spiritual concepts and organizations. Today we’ll be taking a look at Mary Baker G. Eddy, the founder and creator of the Church of Christ, Scientist, also known as Christian Science. Buckle up because this will…