The Lectures

Joliet (Ill.) News

Notwithstanding Sunday afternoon [July 6] was an unusually warm one, the Universalist Church at Plainfield was well filled to hear a lecture on Christian Science by Judge William G. Ewing of Chicago. There were delegations present from Joliet, Naperville, Lockport, and Aurora, and the audience was a very attentive one. By his peculiarly kind and persuasive manner he succeeded in arousing a lively interest in his subject. His effort was directed mainly to proving that Christian Science was not a new thing, that its whole fabric was taken from the Bible, and that its members follow implicitly the teachings of Christ. Their Leader, the Rev. Mary Baker G. Eddy, simply led the way and illumined and exemplified a more spiritual sense of Scripture.

Mr. Charles B. Jamieson, Second Reader of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Joliet, introduced the speaker in part as follows:—

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