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Jul 16

July 16: Putting the “Christian” in Science

Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy (1821) and “Christian Science” It was on this date, July 16, 1821, that Mary Baker Eddy was born near Concord, New Hampshire into a Congregationalist family. A sickly youth, Eddy studied alternative medicine, alongside the Bible, in search of a mind-body-Bible connection. Prompted by her supposed recovery from a life-threatening accident in …

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Dec 27

December 27: Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

Pasteur believed “the idea of God is a form of the idea of the Infinite, whether it is called Brahma, Allah, Jehovah, or Jesus.” This is hardly orthodox Christianity.

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