Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was an American founder of the Christian Science movement.
Her faith in divine healing was confirmed by her recovery from injuries caused by a fall 1866, and she based a religious sect on this belief, set out in her pamphlet Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures in 1875.
She was born in New Hampshire and brought up as a Congregationalist. Her pamphlet Science of Man in 1869 was followed by Science and Health which she constantly revised.
In 1876 she founded the Christian Science Association and in 1879 the Church of Christ, Scientist, was established, and although living in retirement after 1892 she continued to direct the activities of the movement until her death.
Why is Mary Baker Eddy famous?
er Eddy was the founder of Christian Science in 1879.
Life in Brief:
- Being born on Jul 16, Mary Baker was a Cancer.
- her ethnicity: White.
- her mother's name: Abigail Bernard Ambrose Baker.
- her father's name: Mark Baker.
- Brothers : Samuel Baker, Albert Baker, George Sullivan Baker.
- Sisters : Abigail Tilton, Martha Smith Baker.
Mary Baker dated George Washington Glover (husband) and amongst other amorous encounters was Asa Gilbert Eddy (husband).
She died on Saturday, December 03, 1910, in Chestnut Hill; cause of death: unspecified.
Famous Why : Founded Christian Science movement.
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