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The Bible & Science And Health With Key To The Scriptures

The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures are the pastor in Christian Science churches.

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures interprets the spiritual meaning of the Bible, making it practical in solving everyday problems.

Bible Lessons for daily study are prepared by The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, MA. These lessons then comprise the sermon read on Sunday by two lay Readers.

The content of the Lesson Sermons may be found in the Christian Science Quarterly. It is published every four months and contains the passages from to the Bible and Science and Health which are read at each week's Sunday Service.

What is Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures?


Spurred by the resurgence of interest in spirituality and healing, the book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) sold its 10 millionth copy in April 2001.

First published on Oct. 30, 1875, sales of the book reached this landmark figure just after its 125th anniversary of being in print. In the last five years alone, more than one million copies have been sold.

Mary Baker Eddy was a Bible student from early childhood. For years Mary Baker Eddy searched for spiritual solutions to sickness and suffering. This book, her main work, explains what she discovered to be the spiritual laws which she named Christian Science.

"The Bible was my textbook." she said. "It answered my questions as to how I was healed; but the Scriptures had to me a new meaning, a new tongue. Their spiritual signification appeared; and I apprehended for the first time, in their spiritual meaning, Jesus' teaching and demonstration, and the principle and rule of spiritual Science and metaphysical healing, in a word, Christian Science." (Retrospection and Introspection 25:3-9)

An invaluable resource for anyone who's looking for a spiritual perspective, this book includes 100 pages of reader testimonials, a glossary, and chapters on marriage, prayer, physiology, creation, and more.

"Science and Health" has readers in more than 130 countries and has been sold in 70 countries, including more than 3,000 bookstores, 2,000 Christian Science Reading Rooms worldwide, and by Internet bookstores. "Science and Health"" is published in 16 languages, and is available in English Braille.

To learn more visit the spirituality.com website.

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Read the Lesson Sermon for This Week
The Lesson Sermon for each week may be found in the Christian Science Quarterly. You may also read the Lesson-Sermon for this week online. more »
Listen to a Service
Join the Readers and the congregation at The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA, USA, each Sunday at 10 am and 5 pm (Boston time).

The service lasts one hour. If you would like to hear the organ prelude, please begin listening about 10 minutes before the service starts.
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Read Science and Health Online
You may visit christianscience.com to read Science and Health online. more »
Listen to Audio Podcasts
You may listen to various audio podcasts from the official website of The Christian Science Journal, Christian Science Sentinel, and The Herald of Christian Science more »
Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
-- Mary Baker Eddy