, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 12–18 | Cite as

Theodicy and Mary Baker Eddy

  • H. B. McCullough


Prima Facie Logical Connection Main Thesis Religious Believer Philosophical Theology 


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  1. 1.
    Mary Baker Eddy.Science and Health, (Boston: Trustees under the will of Mary Baker Eddy, 1875), p. 230.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ibid., p. 71.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Ibid., p. 330.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Ibid., p. 417.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    G. W. Leibniz,Theodicy (reprinted/London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1951), p. 197.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    See B.A.O. Williams, “Knowledge and Meaning in the Philosophy of Mind”,Philosophical Review, LXXVII (1968), p. 228. If Williams were justifiably apprehensive, then to that extent he should be convinced of the adequacy of Mary Baker Eddy's theodicy. This could be viewed, not unreasonably, as areductio of his position.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    See Antony Flew, “Divine Omnipotence and Human Freedom”,New Essays in Philosophical Theology, ed. Antony Flew and Alasdair MacIntyre (London: SCM Press, 1955), p. 155.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Mark Twain,Christian Science (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1907), p. 9.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Ibid., p. 11.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. B. McCullough
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CalgaryCanada

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