Who is Mary Baker Eddy?
Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) is the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, and author of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, the essential book on Christian Science healing, of which more than nine million copies have been sold since it was first published in 1875. Eddy was raised in New Hampshire by parents who were devout Congregationalists.
The Bible was central to her religious and educational upbringing.Her early adult life saw more than its share of serious personal tragedies and poor health. Over the next twenty years her life included an intense spiritual search, and chronic illness led her to explore many curative methods. She found permanent healing through God’s love and power when she discovered Christian Science.