From the scare-headings in the newspapers, Another Christian Science Victim, one might be led to suppose that there were no victims of regular doctors.
Several churches in Philadelphia have set up "cradle rooms" as an inducement to fathers and mothers to attend divine service.
When medical science has looked at a man's tongue and thumped his chest and has finally determined that he is suffering from an "incurable disease," has medical science any right to prolong his suffering by filling his internal regions with nux vomica or cinchona?
Christian Science has won a victory in Illinois where the attorney-general has rendered a decision that no offence is committed by the treatment of a patient by mental or spiritual methods where no medicine is used.
The Christian Scientists, faith curists, and people generally who choose to receive attendance in their own way or go without it when sick, have secured a distinct victory in the liberal state of Illinois, where it is held by the attorney-general that mental methods of treating diseases are not in violation of the law.
Every time some one dies of an incurable disease who has pinned his faith on Christian Science the opponents of that cult put on their war paint and strike out vigorously.
How very many people there are in this world who honestly and sincerely believe that God sends sickness and various kinds of affliction upon them for some reason, they know not what, but out of which they are trying to hope and believe that some good will come if they endure patiently.
February 1, 1899, Senator Jepson introduced the Medical Bill, Senate File No.
A good life is the best way to understand religion and wisdom, because by the experiences and relishes of religion there is conveyed to them such a sweetness to which all wicked men are strangers.
Our Leader writes the editor that she is grateful for the loving interest of the Field as shown in the great mass of correspondence now coming to Pleasant View; and wishing to recognize every manifestation of love, she makes the following request:—
For the numerous telegrams, letters, and verbal assurances of love, loyalty, and fidelity to our Cause, its Leader, and servants at headquarters, and our literature, will our beloved co-workers accept our deepest thanks and profoundest sense of gratitude and reciprocal love.
It is easy, as Jesus said, to love our friends—those whom we desire to love, but what reward have we for thus loving, other than our own gratification and the pleasure given to the friends?
The avowed enemies of Christian Science can do no harm whatever in attempting to turn others against it.
Impurity has ever been the foe of purity.
How often we see it stated in sermons against Christian Science, and in articles criticising its ways and methods, that the healing in Christian Science is done through hypnotic suggestion.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ottumwa, Ia.
The recently organized First Church of Christ, Scientist, of North Adams, Mass.
Some ten years ago, I met a lady who came to visit at the home where I was boarding during my stay in the city.
How many times will it be necessary to affirm that Science and Health is not an expensive book, even at any price?
Dear Sentinel:— Four years ago, when I had been reading Science and Health for about three months, I went to visit my husband's people, who were stanch Methodists.
The attention of all workers in the Field, and all persons interested in Christian Science, is again called to the Supplement published in Concord, N.
"I shall be sorry to leave you, Nell; but I actually burn to put into practice the many things I have been learning here.
Worry and Fret were two little menThat knocked at my door again and again:"O, pray let us in but to tarry a night,And we will be off with the dawning of light.
Her uncle gave little NannyA Jack-in-the-box with a squeak;But the squeak of the Jack was nothingTo Nanny's terrified shriek.
Because there appear in the Sentinel items relating to the war and the policy of the administration, is it to be inferred that the Sentinel favors the war, or endorses the policy of the administration?
Impelled by a desire to speak a word of love to those who mourn, I give my testimony regarding the healing of sorrow.
It was for healing alone that I came to Christian Science.
Probably there are comparatively few of us who have not experienced the sense of exasperation that arises when something we have executed is criticised and condemned for defects of details, while the general purpose and effect of the performance is entirely disregarded.
Applications for membership in the Mother Church to be presented at the semiannual meeting of the First Members to be held Tuesday, November 7, 1899.