Christian Science Reading for the Blind

A recent addition to the Christian Science publications is "Rudimental Divine Science" by Mary Baker G. Eddy, printed in New York point for the use of the blind. This further expression of our Leader's love for all mankind has already met with such grateful recognition from those directly benefited, that an account of the steps that led to it will be of interest.

Last October Mrs. Eddy received a letter from Mrs. Jennie M. Hayes of Naples, N. Y., asking for permission to copy portions of Science and Health in raised type for the purpose of study. Mrs. Hayes wrote: "We who are blind are almost debarred from the means of gaining an understanding of Christian Science, not being permitted to receive class instruction and being unable to read for ourselves."

While Mrs. Eddy did not deem it wise to grant the request to copy from the Christian Science text-book, this appeal touched her, and she forthwith made arrangements for printing her important work, "Rudimental Divine Science," in type for the blind. With customary thoughtfulness, one of Mrs. Eddy's first acts, when the book was ready for distribution, was to send a copy to Mrs. Hayes. Mrs. Hayes' letter of appreciation of this courtesy follows:—

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Letters to our Leader
March 31, 1906

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