I was present last Thursday evening at the meeting of the Aldermanic committee, where a large assemblage of representative citizens of Buffalo were gathered to listen to a controversy between Christian Scientists and the doctors.
To the Editor of the Standard:— I see in your paper from time to time mention of cases where the Christian Scientists, faith curers, and "higher spheres" Christian Scientists, so-called, and others, who have no right to the name, have failed and in some cases the healers have been brought before the court, but I do not see the result of the trials published in the same.
To The Commercial Appeal:— In your editorial yesterday on "Curing by Faith" there was a mistake which I am sure you will be glad to rectify, as it would seem to put Christian Science in an unfavorable light with those who do not understand its principles and practice.
The meeting which was held in New York last week to discuss the problems which the growing Christian Science Church presented, was one of the most interesting events of the kind on record.
Children have a naive way of stating things which sometimes puts them in a new and startling light.
The Christian Scientists at Boston.
At a recent public meeting, where people attend for the purpose of worship and to preach the gospel of Christ, we were not a little but a great deal surprised to hear from the lips of one of the exhorters words of deep condemnation of the doctrine of Christian Science and statements concerning it that only a person lacking in information about the' subject he was discussing.
The New York World prints a list showing that forty-two deaths of persons attended by the "divine healers" of Christian Science have occurred since 1896.
All that we know certainly of St.
A suggestive little tract, entitled, "Church Entertainments for Revenue.
The Advance gives the following estimate of the direct and collateral cost of a church carpet.
Prayers to the saints are no longer confined to the Roman Catholic Church.
Once when the Master was hurrying to the home of Jairus to raise his daughter from the dead, a poor, friendless woman touched the hem of his garment, and straight-daughter; she was healed.
The following article appeared in the Journal for April 1899, and is republished by request.
That every Christian Scientist has an obligation resting upon him to support stanchly the several publications issued by our Publishing Society, can hardly be questioned, though the performance of such duty may be overlooked by many.
Casting the eye over the wide range of our Christian Science literature, we find that the United States is not alone in the possession of a Declaration of Independence, an Emancipation Proclamation, or of a Constitution.
If God created man spiritual, the image and likeness of Himself, who made man's body?
Some six years ago I came to Denver almost a mental and physical wreck.
In 1892 my son, then a boy of two years, was taken with a fever which developed into spinal meningitis.
For many years I had severe headaches, said to be inherited, which the physicians said would finally develop into paralysis.
Nine years ago I was a physical wreck, suffering with a stomach trouble from which I could find no relief.
During the time of pregnancy, I used my understanding of Science and felt perfectly well.
Beginning with September, 1899.