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September 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults : Christian Science (4)

It is official. In fact, the claim appears on the web-site of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts. The claim? ‘During the past 112 years, more than 50,000 authenticated testimonies of healing have been published in the monthly and weekly Christian Science Journals’. And that is not all. They claim that…

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August 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults – Christian Science

In this article we are going to look in more detail at what Christian Science teaches and believes. At the outset I want to make five introductory points in order to approach the subject responsibly. First, Christian Science beliefs are expressed clearly in many books and pamphlets as well as on their own website.…

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July 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults: Christian Science (2)

Here is another significant date in the history of Christian Science: 6 January 1895. On that day the 'Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science', Mary Baker Eddy, gave a 'Dedicatory Sermon' in her rather lavish 'First church' in Boston, Massachusetts. The occasion? 2600 children had given generously towards a room in the building for…

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June 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults-Christian Science

Christian Science, or to use the official title, the Church of Christ, Scientist. Their world headquarters is in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Here, too, is their 'Original Mother Church', built in 1894. The group operates in 70 countries and has over 2,200 branch churches. Most of the 'churches' are found in English-speaking countries: the USA,…

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