Christian Scientists are not "skeptical as to the existence...

Philadelphia (Pa.) Ledger

Christian Scientists are not "skeptical as to the existence of evil," neither do they believe "that they can cure their ills by not thinking about them," or "by thinking them away."

Christian Scientists do not claim immunity from those things which ordinarily leave their impress upon the physical senses. As do other Christians, they proclaim that the God whom they worship is Spirit, and that man, made in His image and likeness, must of necessity be spiritual. To demonstrate this self-evident truth, it is necessary for man eventually to prove his absolute dominion over things material, and the Christian Scientist sees no other way to reach this ultimate than to exercise this dominion, in so far as he is able, right here and now, and thereby to proclaim, as in the words of our Saviour, "The kingdom of heaven is at hand." No sect, religious or otherwise, deals more effectually with evil than do Christian Scientists, and their efforts to abolish it for themselves and others meets with a degree of success which is very gratifying, not only to Christian Scientists but to all who appeal to them for physical and moral help.

Albert E. Miller.
Philadelphia (Pa.) Ledger.

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