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Part two

Part one of this article appeared in the April issue of The Christian Science Journal. It explained how the Puritan influence in Mary Baker Eddy's early religious training from her Puritan parents played a prominent role in her thought and life, and how integral it is to the theology of Christian Science. Part two looks at the role her Puritan heritage had in the prominence given to healing the sick in Christian Science.

Mary Baker Eddy's Puritan heritage

From the May 1998 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Mary Baker Eddy grew up in the Congregational church. She writes that it was "where my parents first offered me to Christ in infant baptism.