Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussions on the "Genesis" chapter in Science and Health
with Key to the Scriptures
by Mary Baker Eddy (January & February 2013)

Presentations by Amber Ellwood

Genesis Part 1  (Chapter 1)

Genesis Part 2  (False Record of Creation)

Genesis Part 3 (Material Theories of Evolution)

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussions on Revelation using "The Apocalypse" chapter in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy and Studies in the Apocalypse of John of Patmos by Edyth Armstrong Hoyt
(March & April 2013)

Presentations by Valerie Thibaut

Revelation Part 1
Reading  Assignment: Studies in the Apocalypse of John of Patmos by Edyth Armstrong Hoyt, pages 21-39 and pages 139-151

Revelation Part 2
Reading  Assignment: Studies in the Apocalypse by Hoyt, pages 40-81 and  152-185; Science and Health, pages 558 - 572:18

Part 2 handout

Photo of poster of The Mother Church stained glass windows

Vision 4 handout

Revelation Part 3


Revelation Part 4
Reading Assignment: Studies in the Apocalypse by Hoyt, pages 82-95 and 186-214; Science and Health, pages 573:19-578; and bring a short paragraph of what you have gained from this study and any fruitage - transformed thought.

Vision 5 handout

Vision 6 handout

Vision 7 handout

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussions on "The Gospel According to John" (Summer 2013)

Presentations by Amber Ellwood

John, Part I: Overview of  Genesis chapter 1 and how it relates to this gospel; John, chapters 1-3

John, Part II: John, chapters 3-5

John, Part III: John, chapter 5 plus discussion

John, Part IV: John, chapters 5 & 6 plus discussion

John, Part V: John, chapters 7 - 13

John, Part VI, John, chapter 13 plus discussion

John VII, John, chapters 14 & 15

John VIII, John, chapters 16-21

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussions on "The Gospel According to Matthew" (October & December 2013, and Spring 2014)

Presentations by Amber Ellwood

Matthew, Part I: Matthew, chapters 1-5

Matthew, Part II: Matthew, chapters 5-7

Matthew, Part III: Matthew,
chapters 8 & 9

Matthew, Part IV: Matthew, chapters 10-13

Matthew, Part V: Matthew, chapters 13-14

Matthew, Part VI: Matthew, chapters 15-17

Matthew, Part VII: Matthew, chapters 15-17 review

Matthew, Part VIII: Matthew, chapters 18-20

Matthew, Part IX:  Matthew, chapter 21 and general discussion

Matthew, Part X:  Matthew, chapters 22-23 and general discussion

Matthew, Part XI:  Matthew, chapters
24-25

Matthew, Part XII:  Matthew, chapters 25-26

Matthew, Part XIII: Matthew, chapters 27-28


Time for Thinkers Book Club
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Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion of We Knew Mary Baker Eddy Expanded Edition volume II (February 2014) with facilitator Patti Christopher

We Knew Mary Baker Eddy Expanded Edition Volume II

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussions on "Cosmos for Christian Scientists"

Time, Light, and Space (5/17/14)

References from Mary Baker Eddy's writings on Time, Light, and Space

Flipchart drawing on relativity



Electricity and Magnetism (5/31/2014)

Video on Electricity and Magnetism

References from  Eddy's writings on electricity and magnestism


Atomic Force (6/7/14)

References from Eddy's writings on chemistry

References from Eddy's writings on atoms

"Looking for the 'God particle'--or for Spirit?" by David A. Cornell from the December 22, 2008 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


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Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on Mary Baker Eddy's writings and references to Jewish oral and written tradition with presenter Margaret D.

Mary Baker Eddy's writings and references to Jewish oral and written tradition (5/24/14)

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on Second Isaiah (chapters 40-55) with presenter Colleen Moore

2nd Isaiah, Part 1 (5/24/14) Bible translations and Dead Sea Scrolls

TED Talk: Director of British Museum traces history of Cyrus Cylinder

Digital Dead Sea Scrolls - The Great Isaiah Scroll (with video of scroll stored in Jerusalem in the Shrine of the Book)

Old Testament Timeline

Definitions from The Jewish Study Bible


2nd Isaiah, Part 2 (5/31/14) Geography, chronology, and ancient manuscript discoveries


2nd Isaiah, Part 3 (6/7/14)
Chapters 40 & 41

Isaiah 2 quotes in Mary Baker Eddy's writings


2nd Isaiah, Part 4 (7/12/14)
Chapters 42 & 43

2nd Isaiah, Part 5 (7/19/14)
Review and Chapters 44 & 45


2nd Isaiah, Part 6 (7/26/14)
Chapters 46, 47, 48, & 49

Rivers from the "Glossary" of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy

Professor Grant Horner's Bible Reading System


2nd Isaiah, Part 7 (9/27/14)

The Bible: The Epic Miniseries

Isaiah by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling (PD)
Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on the "Prayer" chapter in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (August & September 2014) with presenter Amber Ellwood

Prayer Workshop I (8/17/2014)

Prayer Workshop II (8/24/2014)

Prayer Workshop III (9/14/2014)

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion of "Investigations of Scientific Methods and Mary Baker Eddy's Use of Logic in her book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" with moderator Margaret D

Logic (10/18/2014)

Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on the "Atonement and Eucharist" chapter in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy  with presenter Amber Ellwood

Atonement and Eucharist - Part I (Mind, Spirit) (1/24/15)

"Put up Thy Sword," by Mary Baker Eddy,  Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896,  scroll down to pages 214-216

"An Allegory," by Mary Baker Eddy, Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896, pages 323-328

Atonement and Eucharist - Part II (Spirit, Soul) (1/31/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part III
(Soul, Principle) (2/7/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part IV
(3/7/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part V
(3/21/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part VI
(3/28/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part VII
(4/25/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part VIII
(5/2/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part IX
(6/20/15)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part X
(6/27/15)

"On December 12, 1943, the first..." by Roland H. Allen from the June 2, 1945 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Atonement and Eucharist - Part XI
(1/9/16)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part XII
(1/23/16)

Atonement and Eucharist - Part XIII
(1/30/16)


The photo above is the front of a cross stitch rose and candlestick, while the photo below shows the backside of the same embroidery. These samples by Amber Ellwood were used in the Atonement and Eucharist discussion, Part III, illustrating the importance of tying up loose ends and handling a situation. "Humanity advances slowly out of sinning sense into spiritual understanding; unwillingness to learn all things rightly, binds Christendom with chains." Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 95:32
Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on the Bible's Book of Job with presenter Colleen Moore

Introduction to Job (5/31/2015)

"Choose Beautiful" youtube video

Mary Baker Eddy Sermon "This man began to build" on Job from the Mary Baker Eddy Papers at the Mary Baker Eddy Library

Outline of the Book of Job with chapter titles from The Message

"Jesus tempted in the wilderness" youtube video

Bible words in the lexicon on biblehub.com

"Life is a Ballgame" youtube music video from the movie "42"

Job - Part 2 - (Chapters 1 -  6) (6/13/15)

"MBE Mentioned George Rapall Noyes," podcast by Dr. Mary (Trinka) Trammell, May 1, 2013, The Christian Science Journal

An Amended Version of the Book of Job, translation by George R. Noyes (google online book)

Job - Part 3 - (Chapters 7 - 14) (8/8/15)

"MBE Mentioned Chaucer, Homer, Virgil" podcast by Dr. Heidi Snow, October 1, 2012

"Subduing Lucifer" by John Randall Dunn from the February 21, 1948 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

"Son of the Morning," by James L. Bruce from the August 1920 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Circle of Faith: A close encounter with early ('primitive') Christianity, blog by Shirley Paulson, June 4, 2015

Job - Part 4 - (Chapters 15 - 21) (8/22/15)

A.Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White, Jr., 2009

Abraham Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation, and Mary Baker Eddy, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, February 2, 2015

"Mary Baker Eddy and Abraham Lincoln," by Judy Huenneke from the February 18, 2013 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

"Lincoln's Great Depression," by Joshua Wolf Shenk from the October 2005 issue of The Atlantic

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865

Job - Part 5 - (Chapters 22-31)
(9/12/15)

"The Book of Job," by Samuel Frederick Swantees from the September 1922 issue of The Christian Science Journal

"Inspiration Always Available," by Ella W. Hoag from the July 18, 1925 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

"Job," a poem by Grace Nixon Stecher from the August 1949 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Job - Part 6 - (Chapters 32 - 42)
(10/31/15)

Why doesn't a flame cast a shadow?

"The Tyger," a poem by William Blake,
Public Domain







Job and His Daughters from William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job (PD)
Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on the "Creation" chapter in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy with presenter Amber Ellwood

Creation - Part I - (4/23/16)

Structure of the Christian Science Textbook

Love is giving with no thought of getting. . .

Creation - Part II - (4/30/16)

Creation - Part III - (5/7/16)

Creation - Part IV - (5/21/16)

Creation - Part V - (6/11/16)

Creation - Part VI - (6/25/16)


Time for Thinkers Book Club Discussion on the "Science of Being" chapter in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy with presenter Amber Ellwood

Science of Being - Part I - (6/25/16)

Science of Being - Part II - (8/27/16)

Science of Being - Part III - (9/10/16)

Science of Being - Part IV - (9/24/16)

Science of Being - Part V - (10/29/16)

"What of our Bodies?" by Ralph E. Wagers from the December 1957 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Science of Being - Part VI - (11/5/16)

Science of Being - Part VII - (11/12/16)
Reading assignment - "Animal Magnetism Unmasked" in Science and Health; "Ways that are Vain" in Miscellany, p. 210-213; "Wiser than serpents" by John Tutt

Science of Being - Part VIII - (11/19/16)

Science of Being - Part IX - (1/21/17)

Science of Being - Part X - (1/28/17)

Science of Being - Part XI - (2/11/17)

Science of Being - Part XII - (3/11/17)

Science of Being - Part XIII - (4/22/17)

Science of Being - Part XIV - (5/6/17)

Science of Being - Part XV - (6/10/17)

Science of Being - Part XVI - (6/17/17)


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