Mary Baker Eddy (July 16, 1821 – December 3, 1910) was the founder of Christian Science (1879), an American system of religious thought and practice adopted by the Church of Christ, Scientist, and others. She is the author of the movement's textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and founded the Christian Science Publishing Society (1898), which continues to publish a number of periodicals including The Christian Science Monitor (1908).

Married three times, she took the name Mary Baker Glover from her first marriage. She was also known from her third marriage as Mary Baker Glover Eddy or Mary Baker G. Eddy.

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Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?
Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910), U.S. founder of the Christian Science movement. Science and Health, ch. 7 (1875).
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910), U.S. founder of the Christian Science movement. Science and Health, ch. 12 (1875).
Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910), U.S. founder of the Christian Science movement. Science and Health, ch. 3 (1875).

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