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The ‘eternal version’ of the Bible

This article is the second of two articles about Mary Baker Eddy and the Bible. “Mary Baker Eddy and the King James Version of the Bible,” by Robert Warneck, appeared in last month’s Journal.

From the November 2013 issue of The Christian Science Journal


A letter in 1900 from Mary Baker Eddy to William P. McKenzie, a trustee of The Christian Science Publishing Society, first thanks him for the Twentieth Century New Testament he’d sent her, noting both advantages and disadvantages of the new translation, as well as her general preference for the “grandeur of climax” in the Authorized (King James) Version of the Bible.