Mary Baker Eddy biography
Mary Baker Eddy was born on July 16, 1821 in Bow, New Hampshire. Early hardships and loss led her to create Christian Science, a system of belief that sees illness as existing in the mind and faith as the cure. Her regularly updated book Science and Health, described the tenets of the church. Eddy taught students at the Massachusetts Metaphysical College, founded in 1881. She died in 1910.