To the woman who discovered Christian Science, the gap between a creed and a tenet was huge and impassable. Early on, Mary Baker Eddy balked at religious creeds as rigid and exclusive, because she saw her older brothers and sisters condemned to eternal punishment by the orthodox church for not subscribing to the time-honored “Apostles’ Creed,” which represented official doctrine on the Trinity, heaven, hell, judgment.
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