The Kingdom of the Cults - Christian Science Summary & Analysis

Walter Martin
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The chapter begins with five general facts about what Christian Scientists believe. First, God is a divine principle. Second, Jesus is not God and the incarnation and bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ did not occur. Third, Scripture is not inerrant. Fourth, sin, death, and evil do not exist. Lastly, there is no literal, physical existence of the material universe.

Mary Baker Eddy, the founder, was born in New Hampshire in 1821. She had frequent illnesses, both emotional and physical, until the age of 22. In 1843, she married George W. Glover who died of yellow fever seven months later. This left Eddy widowed, pregnant, and highly emotional and unstable. She is said to have relied on morphine from time to time throughout her remaining years. In 1853, she married Dr. Daniel M. Patterson, a dentist. She later divorced him. At age 56, she married Asa G. Eddy who...

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