Christian Science and China

A letter in this article was later republished in The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany: My. 234:15-30

[We have permission to publish the following correspondence between our Leader and Mrs. Conger, wife of the former American minister to China. These letters should finally dispose of some untrue and unauthorized reports which have been current in the newspapers.—Editor.]

Pleasant View, Concord, N. H., March 2, 1906.
Mrs. Sarah Pike Conger, C.S.B.

Beloved Student:—Since ever receiving your card I have desired to write to you; and now after what Miss Campbell has written I hasten to reply. Her report of the success of Christian Science in benighted China, when regarded on one side only, is cheering, but to look at both sides of the great question of introducing Christian Science into a heathen nation gives it quite another aspect. I believe that all our great Master's sayings are practical and scientific.

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After All, Why Not?
March 24, 1906

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