Bookstore & Library
You will find Christian Science Reading Rooms a quiet place to read and pray or to study the Bible, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and the other writings of Mary Baker Eddy.
Each Reading Room is a bookstore where you can buy products from the Christian Science Publishing Society, such as: The Christian Science Monitor, Christian Science Journal, Christian Science Sentinel, Herald of Christian Science, various books, pamphlets, CDs and more. Archived articles are available in bound volumes or online.
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What is a Christian Science Reading Room?
- Bibles in various translations
- The textbook of Christian Science & other writings by Mary Baker Eddy
- Bible reference books
- Bible lesson guides
- Hymnals & music
- Books for children
- Do Bible research in a peaceful, uplifting atmosphere.
- Read or listen to more than 100 years of first-hand accounts of healing.
- View online resources at Christianscience.com in support of your Bible study.
This easy-to-use reference guide lists the words, titles/headings, and scriptural quotations in all of Mary Baker Eddy's books. It supports the study of Christian Science, and readers of Mary Baker Eddy’s works have found it a complementary resource to the digital, online Concord study program.
This concordance supports the in-depth study of the words in the King James Version of the Bible. Search out the original meaning of key words with comprehensive Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek dictionaries.
This useful reference provides easy-to-read phonetic pronunciations of biblical names and locations. A great resource to learn how to pronounce difficult terms from the Bible.
This Bible features extensive annotations providing historical and cultural context. It includes maps, a glossary, an abbreviated concordance, timelines, and various essays.
This third edition offers valuable and accessible scholarship on biblical archaeology, culture, history, concepts, and interpretations, describing the people, events, and ideas of biblical times. The dictionary includes more than 4,000 entries from over 200 experts, and features outlines and summaries of each book, a pronunciation guide, maps, diagrams, tables, and over 500 photos and drawings.
Find a Reading Room near you
All Christian Science Churches have a Reading Room. Each Reading Room is unique. Some are located in churches, and others are in commercial areas. Take a quick tour of a Reading Room in Solvang, CA.
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Explore the Reading Rooms in your area by clicking on the links below. Reading Rooms are listed by county.
Call to check on hours of operation. Many Reading Rooms are offering curbside pickup if you would like to call and order books, the weekly Bible Lesson or other periodicals.
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