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Author Gottschalk, Stephen.

Title Rolling away the stone : Mary Baker Eddy's challenge to materialism / Stephen Gottschalk
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 483 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in North America
Religion in North America.
Contents Prelude: the world's "leaden weight" -- "O God, is it all!" -- Becoming "Mrs. Eddy" -- By what authority? : on Christian ground -- By what authority? : listening and leading -- Woman goes forth -- "The visible unity of Spirit" -- "The preparation of the heart" -- "Ayont hate's thrall" -- A power, not a place -- "The outflowing life of Christianity" -- "The kingdoms of this world" -- Elijah's mantle -- Coda : the prophetic voice
Summary "Rolling Away the Stone is a richly detailed account of the last two decades of the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a major religious thinker whose character and achievement are just beginning to be understood. This first book-length discussion of Eddy to make full use of the resources of The Mary Baker Eddy Collection in Boston focuses as no other previous book has on her long-range legacy as a Christian thinker, specifically her challenge to the materialism that - in changing forms - continues to threaten religious belief and practice in our time."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [459]-468) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253013623 (electronic bk)
9780253013620 (electronic bk)