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Mary Baker Eddy and her lecturers

The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s research programs are designed to support original contributions to scholarship and help further research by established scholars, graduate students, and recent graduates beginning their academic careers. The Library awards fellowships to academic scholars and independent researchers for research in its collections, which center on the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of the Christian Science movement.

Letting God shine through the music

Last June, Lindsay Garritson was one of 30 young pianists from around the world invited to compete in the 14th quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a graduate of Principia College and Yale School of Music.

Spiritual education for all

A devotion to helping youth. A devotion to Christian Science.

Monitoring the march of Truth

John Yemma, who was Editor of The Christian Science Monitor from 2008 through 2013 (see p. 26 ), has been in the news business since he was a freshman in college, where he was a sports reporter for his local paper.
Anyone who openly declares that consciousness is not brain is going to get some attention. Especially when it’s from an established neurosurgeon whose knowledge of brain science includes 25 years of clinical practice, including 15 years at the Brigham & Women’s and the Children’s Hospitals and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Publishing Truth’s message for all humanity

The Christian Science Board of Trustees is made up of three individuals. Michael Pabst, who had been serving as both a Trustee of the Publishing Society and a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors (see p.

A universal Truth, a universal Church

Mary Trammell, or “Trinka,” as she is affectionately known, received her doctorate degree in literature and Bible history and taught writing and journalism in the Florida public university system before becoming a Christian Science practitioner and teacher. While a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors and holding various editorial positions with the Christian Science periodicals, including Editor in Chief, she traveled widely and wrote prolifically for the publications—and continues to contribute to them.

Touched by God’s healing love

Patricia Tuttle is a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science who lives in San Francisco, California. She speaks warmly of her grandmother, who, along with regular attendance at Sunday School, helped Patricia develop her love of Christian Science.

What matters most

From his home in Norwell, Massachusetts, Sandy Sandberg reflected on his recent three-year post as First Reader at The Mother Church in Boston. He spoke with great tenderness about the Wednesday testimony meetings, where he saw a sense of caring for one another in such a way that those gathered could stand and share things that were “deeply intimate.

Where the heart finds home

When Marie Helm made her first visit to Russia in 1991, little did she suspect the spiritual adventure that awaited her, and how much at home she would come to feel there. As she became acquainted with the Russian people and began learning their language, she soon discovered their deep yearning to know more about God.