Watch a video that highlights segments from the excellent workshop “The Vital Role of Testimonies in the Christian Science Church: Blessing the Public” given by Dr. Joan Bernard Bradley, and sponsored by Wide Horizon. The workshop was very well received, with over 350 participants!
If you’d like information about future workshops given by Dr. Joan Bernard Bradley, please visit her website: www.joanbernardbradley.com
About this Workshop:
- The workshop delves into the history of the mid-week meeting and how it evolved over an 18 year period — from its earliest format of parlor lectures, into the current order of service for Wednesday meetings.
- Discover how Mary Baker Eddy repeatedly encouraged the early workers to share testimonies of healing with the public.
- Dr. Joan Bernard Bradley has presented this workshop in England, Canada, and throughout the United States, and it is always enthusiastically received. Her research was done at the Mary Baker Eddy Library and Longyear Museum.
About Dr. Bradley
When Joan was introduced to Christian Science, the testimonies she heard at the Wednesday Evening Meetings inspired her to become a serious student. Her son was subsequently healed of asthma, a condition that had gone on for years.
Joan is a former school principal and professor of education. Her doctorate is in educational leadership and administration. She has contributed a number of articles to the Christian Science periodicals.
FRANK DIXON says
A wonderful talk on the subject of the history of testimony meetings. Thank you very much!