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...Twelve Years with Mary Baker Eddy - by Rev. Irving C. Tomlinson
...Reverend Irving C. Tomlinson, M.A., C.S.B., the author of this book, was born in Perry, New York, the son of the Reverend Dewitt Clinton and Emmeline C. Eaton Tomlinson.
Early in life Mr. Tomlinson's steps were directed along religious lines.In the year 1880, he was graduated from Akron University, Akron, Ohio, with the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and in 1883 he received the degree of Master of Arts.
Five years later, he
was graduated as a Bachelor of Divinity from the Theological Department of Tufts College
, in Medford, Massachusetts.For several years following his graduation, he served as a Universalist clergyman in the vicinity of Boston.Christian Science
first came to Mr. Tomlinson's attention in 1894.Within three years he joined The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, where he later served as President on two different occasions.He
was a practitioner, teacher, and lecturer of Christian Science
for many years.He
taught the Normal class of the Christian Science
Board of Education in 1928.In addition, he
was engaged in various other activities of the movement.For twelve years he was closely associated with Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, and from 1908 until 1910, as one of her secretaries, he was a member of her household at Chestnut Hill.
During the years of his close association with Mrs. Eddy, Mr. Tomlinson
kept an account of certain incidents as they occurred.