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Mary Baker Eddy (July 16, 1821 - December 3, 1910) was the founder of the Christian Science religion. Her works include:

* Author of the movement's text book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (first published 1875)

* Founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States (1879)

* Spiritual teacher and lecturer

* Established the Christian Science Publishing Society (1898) that continues to publish periodicals she started including:

** The Christian Science Journal (1883)

** Christian Science Sentinel (1898)

** The Herald of Christian Science (1903)

** The Christian Science Monitor (1908)

She and others credit her with the ability to heal instantaneously.

Married three times, she took the name Mary Baker Glover from her first marriage. She was also known from her third marriage as Mary Baker Glover Eddy or Mary Baker G. Eddy.

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