The Ex-Christian Scientist

Information, resources & support for those leaving or questioning Christian Science

Hindsight is 20/20

This is Part 2 of a multi-part story of one woman’s journey leaving Christian Science. For all posts see ‘Spice‘. I have been unable to see properly for at least half of my life. While a lot of modern day Christian Scientists don’t go to doctors, many of them do go to eye doctors, because Mary […]

My eyesight was on the line!

This piece was originally published on July 5, 2015, it is being shared here again as it is relevant to September’s the topic of Principia.  By Jenny, an Ex-Christian Scientist Group contributor. When I was in my final year at Principia College, I developed some kind of eye infection. I went to the emergency room secretly, but […]

Why God didn’t heal her vision problems?

By an anonymous Ex-Christian Scientist Group Contributor. A long time ago, a friend who was trying to convince me that leaving Christian Science was just animal magnetism told me about her ‘healing’ of an eye infection which had been exacerbated by contact lenses. She had terrible symptoms and finally went to an eye doctor who prescribed antibiotic […]