Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science)
Major Sect: Christian (Stone-Campbell Movement)

    Founded in the year 1879 by Mary Baker Eddy

It is now 140 years old.

The founder was a chronic invalid who mastered her illnesses a result of new levels of Christian understanding. Eddy taught illness and death were illusions and she stressed the importance of maintaining a sense of oneself. She denied the reality of evil and showed tendencies towards transcendentalism.