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Bachelor of Arts




In a study of any religion, particularly Christian Science, it is difficult to find unbiased and historical source material. Therefore the student must accept prejudiced views and make his own judgment on value and authenticity. In such a manner the research and execution of this paper have been completed. Although personal opinions have been included, they have been based on the material presented by both advocates of and antagonists to Mrs. Eddy.

To determine the scope of this paper, it was necessary to find the culmination of her discovery before the actual organization of her church began to form. Although there is great deal of interesting material about her early life, her doctrines, and her church, only the period of her discovery has been taken up as the subject for this paper.

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