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Aerial photograph of a triangular lot between roads and their sidewalks. The lot contains a small, Romanesque church filling the front point to the sidewalks, connected to a much larger and impressive domed, Neoclassical building behind it, filling the lot to the sidewalks to the left and right.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Christian Science Center, Boston, Massachusetts. The original Mother Church (1894) is in the foreground and behind it the Mother Church Extension (1906).
Founder Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910)
Texts The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
Members Estimated between 400,000 and 100,000 worldwide in 1990;
Beliefs "Basic teachings", Church of Christ, Scientist

Christian Science is a Christian restorationist religious movement founded in 19th-century New England by Mary Baker Eddy. The name "Christian Science" can either be an informal name for the church, formally called The First Church of Christ, Scientist, or can be used for what Eddy said was the "Science" or "Law" of God.


Mary Baker Eddy said in her book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (1875) that prayer is effective and can heal disease. She described God as "Principle, Mind, Spirit, Soul, Life, Truth, Love".

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