Christian Science has produced a new type of woman

London Daily Mail

Christian Science has produced a new type of woman. She has no burning social grievances to ventilate, no political axes to grind, no unbecoming predilection for scanty skirts and mannish collars. Freedom from the worries which beset the average housewife makes for a clear, wrinkleless complexion and a well-set figure. To her children she presents a calm, unruffled front. Black draughts and blue pills never cloud the nursery atmosphere, for is not the chief tenet of her faith the uselessness of medicines and coddling? There is more than a touch of the Spartan mother about her. She cheerfully takes upon herself the onus of healing her babies' illnesses. No frantic summoning of the doctor, no experimental fads in hygiene, nothing of the modern mother's super-anxiety about the child-soul and child-body; believing what she does, it is natural that she should be a success commercially. All the qualities so foreign to the nature of the average woman, which she so successfully cultivates, make for a rapid mounting of the business ladder. The impediments of womanish emotion, feminine sensitiveness, and twentieth century nervousness cast aside, she steps serenely forward on her selfchosen path.—London Daily Mail.

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Christian Science in Denmark
February 17, 1906

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