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September 6, 2010
At the age of three, Janette Weller’s life was turned upside-down when her parents separated and she was sent away to live with an aunt. But through Christian Science and her friendship with Mary Baker Eddy, she not only found the sense of love and home she yearned for, but a fulfilling life of service.
July 5, 2010
In 1897 Mary Baker Eddy sent Julia Bartlett a copy of Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896 with the inscription, “To Miss Julia S. Bartlett C. S. D. With love, mother, Mary Baker Eddy. 1897.”
June 21, 2010
Image Gallery for June 2010: Meet some of the people who staffed Mrs. Eddy's last home — a selection of historic photos from Longyear's collection. Part One of a two-part series; Part Two will appear in September 2010.
April 5, 2010
The experiences of Emma Shipman and her family offer a window into the lives of those who, in the 1880s, were just becoming aware of the possibilities that were being introduced to the world through Mary Baker Eddy's discovery of Christian Science and her efforts to share it with mankind.
March 2, 2010
In observance of March as National Women's History Month, we are sharing brief sketches of two early workers in the Christian Science movement - Emma Easton Newman and Emma C. Shipman. Both students of Mary Baker Eddy, these women would become devoted to the Cause of Christian Science in their youth, and spend the rest of their lives supporting and pioneering the movement with their teaching and healing practices. These articles first appeared in the Longyear Historical Review, vol. 38, no. 2.
March 1, 2010
Who is Asa Gilbert Eddy? Mary Baker Glover and Asa Gilbert Eddy were only married for five and one-half years, yet during that brief period, before his untimely death, Asa proved to be a great support to his wife and the cause of Christian Science she was working to establish.
January 18, 2010
In the Image Gallery for January, portraits and historic photos from Longyear's collection bring you face-to-face with some inspiring Christian Science pioneers. Their histories tell how spiritual conviction, rugged individualism, and courage enabled them — and others like them — to introduce Christian Science along the American frontier in the 1880s.
November 2, 2009
The following two accounts of the first Thanksgiving Day services at The Mother Church in Boston, and at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Berlin, show this uniquely American holiday transcending nationality.
October 5, 2009
A journalist from a century ago speaks of the mission of the then-two-year-old Christian Science Monitor.
September 21, 2009
The September Image Gallery tells the story of Mary Baker Eddy’s 1898 class. She said that her work with that class “changed the character of the entire Field.” This picture-story includes portraits, documents, photographs, and artifacts from Longyear’s collection that are on display in the Museum’s exhibit Imparting a Fresh Impulse: Mary Baker Eddy Teaches the Class of 1898.