A Letter from a Christian Scientist to a College Friend

My dear Professor:—Knowning your sincerity as a Truth seeker, I am sure that your every criticism of Christian Science is the result of simple misapprehension, and I shall be glad indeed if I may throw some light upon the subject, in answer to your inquiries.

I am well aware, however, that the Truth cannot be taught; it is seen, apprehended in the quiet of the inner sanctuary through that individual enlightenment which is the essential fact of revelation; and all I can hope to do is to remove some of the occasions of stumbling, the grounds of that misunderstanding which lead to misjudgment.

Unselfish Labor for Others
March 7, 1901

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