Rolling Away the Stone: Mary Baker Eddy's Challenge to Materialism

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Indiana University Press, 23 feb. 2011 - 504 sidor

This richly detailed study highlights the last two decades of the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a prominent religious thinker whose character and achievement are just beginning to be understood. It is the first book-length discussion of Eddy to make full use of the resources of the Mary Baker Eddy Collection in Boston. Rolling Away the Stone focuses on her long-reaching legacy as a Christian thinker, specifically her challenge to the materialism that threatens religious belief and practice.

 

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Gottschalk, an independent historian and author of The Emergence of Christian Science in American Religious Life, completed this significant intellectual biography of Mary Baker Eddy before his death ... Läs hela recensionen

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Introduction
1
The Worlds Leaden Weight
9
1 O God is it all
43
2 Becoming Mrs Eddy
88
3 By What Authority? On Christian Ground
123
4 By What Authority? Listening and Leading
146
5 Woman Goes Forth
168
6 The Visible Unity of Spirit
194
9 A Power Not a Place
287
10 The Outflowing Life of Christianity
320
11 The Kingdoms of this World
355
12 Elijahs Mantle
393
The Prophetic Voice
415
Chronology
421
Notes
427
Bibliography
459

7 The Preparation of the Heart
223
8 Ayont Hates Thrall
257

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Stephen Gottschalk (1940–2005) was an independent scholar, an authority on Christian Science thought, and a former member of the Church's Committee on Publication. His works include The Emergence of Christian Science in American Religious Life.

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