Religion: Model Scientist

When she was a little girl, Vermont-born Emma Shipman saw some of her ailing relatives restored to health with the help of Christian Science healing. It was not very long before young Emma Shipman had made up her mind to give up Congregationalism and join Christian Science's Mother Church in Boston.

From the very beginning, Emma made a model Scientist. She graduated from Johnson (Vt.) Normal School, taught Sunday school for the Mother Church and served as a full-time Science worker in New Hampshire. In 1898, having caught the eye of Mary Baker Eddy,...

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