Regarding Christian Science

The announcement of Dr. McLeod's sermon for last evening against Christian Science prompted the believers in Christian Science to request our publication of their views as presented by Judge Joseph R. Clarkson of Omaha, in a recent lecture on the subject.

The Republican, in its province as a general newspaper, gives herewith both sides of the question, as locally presented. In this connection we call attention to the fact, alleged to be substantiated by statistics, that only seventeen per cent of the population of Scranton are regular churchgoers. The thought is naturally suggested, whether Christian effort would not be better directed toward the reclamation of the eighty-three per cent of our population rarely or never seen in our churches, than in the endeavor to thwart and oppose any of the seventeen per cent professed followers of Christ?—Scranton (Pa.) Republican.

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