Manual of The Mother Church (Authorized Edition)

Manual of The Mother Church (Authorized Edition)

5.0 1
by Mary Baker Eddy
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

In this concise book, Mary Baker Eddy establishes the foundation, government, services, and activities of her Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and provides the guidelines for self-government of individual church members. In referring to the Manual, Mary Baker Eddy writes, "Of this I am sure, that each Rule and By-law in this Manual will increase the

Overview

In this concise book, Mary Baker Eddy establishes the foundation, government, services, and activities of her Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and provides the guidelines for self-government of individual church members. In referring to the Manual, Mary Baker Eddy writes, "Of this I am sure, that each Rule and By-law in this Manual will increase the spirituality of him who obeys it, invigorate his capacity to heal the sick, to comfort such as mourn, and to awaken the sinner." (The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p. 230:10).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014403719
Publisher:
The Christian Science Board of Directors
Publication date:
05/09/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
894,142
File size:
1 MB

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) was an influential American author, teacher, and religious leader. She is noted for her groundbreaking ideas about spirituality and healing, which she based on the Bible, particularly Christ Jesus’ words and works. This system of healing, which she denominated Christian Science, puts into action all that she learned from her Bible study. Her ideas are fully articulated in her major work, the best-seller Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, first published in 1875. In 1879, she founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, which today has branch churches and societies around the world. She established her church “to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” In 1908 she launched The Christian Science Monitor, a leading international newspaper, the recipient, to date, of seven Pulitzer Prizes. At her passing, hundreds of tributes appeared in newspapers around the world, including The Boston Globe, which wrote, “She did a wonderful—an extraordinary work in the world and there is no doubt that she was a powerful influence for good.”

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Manual of the Mother Church 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
More than rules of Church or even self government, this work demonstrates what man(kind) is capable of doing when governed by God in thought and action.