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Mary Baker Eddy Radcliffe Biography Series

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This escription of a woman who started out life penniless and homeless and who in her middle years founded a religion which is still going strong A Love No Less Two Centuries of African American Love Letters decades after hereath is astonishing It is also well Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century (Historical Studies of Urban America) documentedue to the Christian Science church having given the author unprecedented access to their archives The wealthy elderly Ms Eddy ended up becoming the nemesis of Mark Twain of all people on earth which only goes to prove that reality is stranger than fiction Such clear writing taking a controversial subject and making it easy to understand especially her way of recognizing all the The Arcav Kings Mate (Arcav Alien Invasion different sources and previous bios of MBE Read her book of Florence Nightingale and really appreciated the feminist perspective she brought to that subject and her perspective for MBE was especially appealing to me Too often I think we guyso not understand what women and especially 19th women went throughHer The Billionaires Arranged Baby 3 description of the steps she took to get almost full access to the archives of the Mother Church really had the feel of investigative journalism I knew of her from my youth but being told she may have been the most powerful women in the early 20th Century really amazed me but with 800000 followers and a relative fortune I can see it Gillian Gill captured I believe herrive cantankerousness philosophy but important she told one hell of a great story One needs no background in Christian Science to really enjoy this book I found this very readable absorbing and thoughtful In particular I appreciated Gill s approach as articulated in the introduction of trying to produce both sides of the story I felt that she researched thoroughly and was fair inuisitive sympathetic skeptical ultimately honest The start felt richer than the end at times towards the very end it seemed that she assumed some familiarity with the history of Christian Science which I on t have Otherwise elightful such a great insight into how women leaders were handled in society and in the media of the time Not so much a biography as a history of Mary Baker Eddy and the times in which she lived which influenced many of her activities and Alien decisions It is certainly a wonderfully researched wellocumented and objective warts and all examination if not a little ry in some spots In the end though she emerges most human complex and inconsistent but with an
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desire to herself to studying the Science she iscovered This is a very long book 520 pages of text plus to studying the Science she iscovered This is a very long book 520 pages of text plus pages of footnotes plus an unusable index names with long lists of page numbers It gives all the information about Mary Baker Eddy that would satisfy any reader but it is written in an academic style rather ry And facts and presumptions aren t enoughGill spent about 40% or of the book refuting statements made by other biographers leaving me to feel that I should have read all of those books first so I would understand her references Mentioning other biographies so often is unnecessary and jumbles up the author s message Why not just state your own is unnecessary and jumbles up the author s message Why not just state your own Gill used ifferent names for Mary Baker Eddy The Nonlinear Workbook: Chaos, Fractals, Celluar Automata, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Gene Expression Programming, Support Vector Machine, Wavelets, Hidden Markov M depending on which husband she. In 1866 a frail impoverished invalid middle aged widowed andivorced rose from her bed after a life threatening fall asked for her Bible and took the first steps toward the founding of the Christian Science Church Four Coming Out of Communism decades later she was revered as their leader by thousands of churches in the US and Europe had founded a national newspaper and had become probably the most powerful woman in AmericaWho was this astonishing woman the mother of the Mother Church Howid she prepare for her illustrious career. Was married to This was ultra confusing because there are many Marys in the book as well as many Glovers and Pattersons and referring to Mary Glover or Mary Patterson or Mary Eddy caused a great Ways of Knowing About Birth deal of concentrated effort to keep track of exactly which person Gill was meaning Why not just use MBE And oddly the author chose to always call her Mrs Mrs Glover Mrs Patterson Mrs Eddy So how about Mrs MBEWhile this was an enormous project and clearly Gillid a lot of research the book had a lot of facts and theories but it lacked epthMBE founded A Movement But religious movement but is no iscussion comparative religion in the book Surely MBE s upbringing as a Calvinist with a father book Surely MBE s upbringing as a Calvinist with a father was a strict Calvinist and highly controlling would have had a great influence on MBE psychologically And for MBE to break from that stricture and form a new religion was enormous psychologically but Gill Reading Africa into American Literature doesn t pursue this path No explanation of Calvinism or how many people were of thatenomination in Mary s life Or what the religious expectations of her community were No iscussion of how New England land of the Puritans and Calvinists was home to mesmerists fortune tellers and spiritualists holding seances and how they related to the general population or Calvinists especially How was MBE able to overcome her upbringing psychologically break out as it were and attend seancesAs for womanhood and MBE s health Gill makes reference to hysteria but oesn t explain what what thst was and how Algorithm Of Future doctors treated it with laudanum Gill also makes a weak conclusion about MBE being anorexic instead of hysteric because she ate very very littleuring a period of childhood however at that time MBE was under a The Progressive Guide to Alternative Media and Activism Project Censored Open Media Pamphlet Series 8 doctor s prescribediet Lacking was an exploration how the provincial strictures on MBE had an effect on her livelihood and In My Shoes day toay living as a child a widow and abandoned wife Remind us that there was no electricity by stating how lonely it would have been after BWWM (An African American Romance) (BWWM Paranormal Scifi Romance) dark stuck in one room in a boarding house after her second husband left And noiscussion of the effects on Patterson of MBE being bedridden Loosening the Grip during their marriage The authoriscusses Phineas uimby a man that healed MBE to the extent that she was no longer bedridden after several years and MBE sought out uimby s healing until his Graph Drawing: Algorithms for the Visualization of Graphs death Some attribute at very least the genesis of Christian Science to uimby because MBE spent afternoons alone with him presumably asking uestions about his healing methods In the book Gill states that uimby used error as a synonym for illness before MBE and also the term animal magnetism before MBE Her critics charge that MBE plagiarized uimby s writings and Gill says no one can read them because they are so badly written I read them and found them only a little convoluted than MBE s writings Gill refutes the plagiarism and I agree but Gilloes not BISEXUAL NEIGHBOR delve into the concepts of healing which is really importantAiscussion of the psychology of poverty was needed Not just that MBE was Igniting the Internet destitute for years but what happens to a person under that kind of stress Further what is the psychology of rejection MB. During her years of obscurity and what was her inspiration for the healing practices andoctrine of Christian Science Gillian Gill a non Christian Science Scientist scholar who managed to win unparalleled access to the Church archives offers here an entirely new look at Mary Baker EddyFor the first time readers will see the extraordinary leadership skills exercised by Mrs Eddy Breaking and Entering The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called Alien despite the repressive forces facing women in her time For the first time we learn the full story of the bizarre attack on Mrs Eddy.