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SOC 367 Christian Scientist

SOC 367 Christian Scientist - had died of incurable...

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Founded by Mary Eddy Baker in the 1800s - only major American sect started by a woman Centers around faith healing, a result of her back injury being healed God creates all good The only reality that sin, sickness, etc. is what we give them Do not believe in modern medicine s Specially trained to assist in healing through prayer Practitioners instead of ordained ministers s Number of nationally publicized cases in the 1990s Prosecutors charged parents belonging to the Christian Science faith, whose children
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Unformatted text preview: had died of incurable ailments without being medically treated, with murder or manslaughter □ In the end, most of these parents were legally exonerated □ Results in a number of court battles - most controversial regarding children s Therefore Christian Scientists believe in the power of God to heal them ○ Beliefs • Christian Scientist Monday, March 03, 2008 12:42 PM Class Page 1...
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