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For over 100 years, the Herald has been part of the family of periodicals established by Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science. Read more about what this magazine has to offer — in print and online.


The Herald in Print

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Contemporary design

Uncluttered and contemporary, the Herald has been designed with the reader in mind.

Contemporary design

Inspiring and healing content

The healing Principle taught and demonstrated by Christ Jesus is in operation today. Learn more about this divine Principle and read how individuals have been healed through reliance on Christian Science prayer. You’ll find articles, testimonies, pieces for children and young people, and more in every issue of the Herald.

Inspiring and healing content

Directory of Christian Science resources

The complete list in your language of Christian Science churches and societies, Reading Rooms, and College Organizations, as well as Christian Science Nurses, Practitioners, and Teachers, worldwide.

Directory of Christian Science resources


Herald-Online

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Accessible on all devices

Whether you’re on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, it’s easy to make the Herald part of your day.

Accessible on all devices

New content each week

We’re constantly adding new content to dive into. You’ll always have something on your reading list.

New content each week

Read current and past issues

You’ll never miss an issue of the Herald. New issues are released each month and more than a century of past issues are easy to find and read.

Read current and past issues

Share what you’ve read

As you read, you’re going to find something you want to share. All Herald-Online content can be shared via email, Facebook, or Twitter and read by subscribers and non-subscribers alike!

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Perform custom searches on the entire Herald archive

Quickly find what you’re looking for with advanced search features. Search by keyword, title, author, date range, and more. The entire Herald archive is at your fingertips. What will you read first?

Perform custom searches on the entire Herald archive

Save your favorites to come back to anytime

You can save anything on the website. Start your own collection of favorites or create a reading list. Customizable folders keep your saved content organized and easily accessible.

Save your favorites to come back to anytime

Be part of the Herald

The Herald is written by readers, for readers. Share the inspiration and healing you’ve experienced through your practice of Christian Science. We want to hear from you! Find out more about contributing to the Herald.

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The Mission of the Herald

In 1903, Mary Baker Eddy established The Herald of Christian Science. Its purpose: "to proclaim the universal activity and availability of Truth." The definition of "herald" as given in a dictionary, "forerunner—a messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of what is to follow," gives a special significance to the name Herald and moreover points to our obligation, the obligation of each one of us, to see that our Heralds fulfill their trust, a trust inseparable from the Christ and first announced by Jesus (Mark 16:15), "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature."

Mary Sands Lee, Christian Science Sentinel, July 7, 1956

Learn more about the Herald and its Mission.