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Fourth in a series of twelve articles about Mary Baker Eddy commemorating the first century of Christian Science.

Mary Baker Eddy: Leader

From the April 1966 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The discovery of Christian Science by Mary Baker Eddy and her founding of the Christian Science movement prepared her to meet the demands progressively made upon her by leadership of the Cause of Christian Science. In course of time her teachings spread both nationally and internationally, and it became obvious that in order to preserve the accuracy and purity of her teachings a wise human control was absolutely necessary.