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Legality of Christian Science
The question of the legality of Christian Science practice has recently been made the subject of judicial decision in Illinois. The Medical Record calls the decision "one of the curiosities in jurisprudence."
The case was one of typhoid fever which ended fatally. The medical fraternity charged that death was due to neglect, although the patient had been treated by the methods employed by Christian Scientists. The attorneygeneral held that the laws of Illinois do not prohibit the treatment of disease by mental and spiritual means. The text of his decision is quoted as follows:—
Items of Interest
with contributions from George Dewey
Archaeology Upsets Higher Criticism
A. H. Sayce
A Woman among Women
with contributions from Martin Luther, Clarence Burleigh, W. Horace Rose
with contributions from W. R. S., J. Page Hopps
To you who are perplexed and of doubtful mind, then,...
J. Page Hopps
Is there an Easier Way?
Application of Christian Science to Dentistry
BY CHARLES L. VAN FOSSEN, D.D.S.
Christian Science Heals and Satisfies
BY S. GERTRUDE PALEN.
Christian Science is Practical Common Sense
BY J. W. RUSSELL.
Man's Extremity is God's Opportunity
BY SIGEL C. REED.
BY EUGENIE L. FRASHER.
Led into the Truth
BY EMMA B. DUNBAR.
From the Religious Press
with contributions from George Crum