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The second in a three-part series, this book explores the life of Mary Baker Eddy immediately after the publication of Science and Health and shows how Eddy tenaciously fought and prayed for the survival of her religious movement. 

Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Trial

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The second in a three-part series, this book traces the life of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, from 1876 to 1891, immediately after the publication of her book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. Drawing on letters and private papers, Peel reveals how Eddy tenaciously fought and prayed for the survival of her religious movement.
Published between 1966 and 1977, Robert Peel’s groundbreaking three-part biography has proven invaluable to Eddy biographers in the succeeding years. Undertaken with extensive access to Church archives, these carefully researched and documented books provide a thorough and insightful glimpse into the life and times of Mary Baker Eddy and the early history of the Church of Christ, Scientist.