Aerial view of Christian Science Church Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts was founded in 1879 by Mary Baker Eddy “...to commemorate the word and works of our master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” (Church Manual, page 17)




Core Beliefs


Discovered by Mary Baker Eddy, Christian Science is a universal, practical system of spiritual, prayer-based Christian healing, available and accessible to everyone. It is fully explained in her primary text on spirituality and healing, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. The principles of Christian Science can be found on pages 496-497.





Last updated:  September 29, 2010