3 edition of A Medical Catechism found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||December 1, 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
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Two main streams seem most vigorous: one is called Christian Science; the other, which no single name adequately describes, has come rather generally to be known as New Thought. In 1895, in the Manual of the Mother Church, she ordained the Bible and Science and Health as "Pastor over the Mother Church". This provided fertile soil for the mind-cure groups, who argued that sickness was an absence of "right thinking" or failure to connect to Divine Mind.
To make informed moral decisions, the health circumstances of the patient are an important factor in determining whether the medical decisions made are good or evil.
Eddy, A Medical Catechism and Introspection, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1891, p. John A Medical Catechism and his successor,continued to print the book until after Eddy's death. This will account for certain published and unpublished manuscripts extant, which the evil-minded would insinuate did not originate with me. Between the 1880s and 1990s, the avoidance of medical treatment led to the deaths of several adherents and their children.
It includes "The Golden Rule": "A member of The Mother Church shall not haunt Mrs. Cushing's bill from the fall—but the marriage was over.
She concludes, Fraser writes, by asserting that disease is a lie, that this is the word of God, and that it has the power to heal. Reality for Eddy was purely spiritual. In the 1890s of Harvard Medical School studied the healing testimonies published by the Christian Science Journal, which Eddy founded in 1883, for his senior thesis.
While Eddy argued that reality was entirely spiritual and therefore entirely goodit remained true that human beings were affected by their belief in evil, which meant it had power, even if the power was an illusion.
According to Robert Peel, Cushing wrote to Milmine saying "You are certainly showing the old lady up all right. We have seen that there are many problems associated with the standard living will, although these are not insurmountable with the assistance of a qualified attorney. In his conversations with me and in his scribblings, the word science was not used at all, till one day I declared to him that back of his magnetic treatment and manipulation of patients, there was a science, and it was the science of mind, which had nothing to do with matter, electricity, or physics.
Fraser wrote that the articles made Eddy a household name, a real-life version of the charismatic and beautiful Verena Tarrant in 's 1885—1886with her interest in spiritualism, women's A Medical Catechism and the mind cure.The Quimby Manuscripts, New York: Thomas Y. Quimby and an assistant, Lucius Burkmar, traveled around Maine and New Brunswick giving demonstrations; Burkmar, in a trance, would offer mind readings and suggestions for cures.
Cather and Milmine McClure's , , pp.
In 1890 there were seven Christian Science churches in the United States, a figure that had risen to 1,104 by 1910.
She at first taught them to rub patients' heads, to "lay [their] hands where the belief is to rub it out forever"; Kennedy would manipulate each student's head and before class in preparation.