Your reviewer may well wonder, as I fancy your readers will do, why, if Christian Science is based on such sandy foundations, it has been considered necessary to assail it with such vigor and frequency for over thirty years, and why, in spite of all the ridicule, opposition, and misrepresentation it has encountered, the movement had continued to grow with ever-increasing rapidity.
When it can be established beyond question that medical aid always effects a cure, and is never known to have a failure, and upon this exclusive basis is entitled to a monopoly of the healing art; when it can be demonstrated that nothing but medical method does or can heal, then, and not until then, will there be even the semblance of an excuse for the intense opposition encountered by Christian Scientists in their efforts to help their fellow-man.
English doctors did a wise thing the other day when they took the public into their confidence.
Our critic complains that because Mr.
It cannot be legitimately asserted by our critic that Christian Science "exalts scientific speculation above scientific knowledge," simply because Mrs.
In a recent issue, commenting upon my statement concerning the diagnosis of disease, you say; "Inasmuch as mental causation is recognized by all practitioners to have more or less to do with physical conditions, the conclusion seems justified that Christian Science is in process of modification so far as some of its claims are concerned.
The List of Members of The Mother Church, including those admitted Nov.
More than a thousand persons, less than one-third of them being converts, heard a lecture on Christian Science by Frank H.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters n disease.
Pleasant View, Concord, N.
An earnest student writes to me: "Would it be asking too much of you to explain more fully why you call Christian Science the higher criticism?
Religious history has a value as a repository of the archives of human experience.
It is very questionable whether the votaries of pleasure or those who devote themselves to the task of acquiring material possessions have in reality any well-defined goal toward which they press.
The Christian Science Publishing Society has republished the article, "Evil is not Power," in the form of a leaflet for free distribution.
Extensive improvements are being made in the Christian Science church in North E Street, near Seventh Street, to make room for the rapidly increasing congregation.
Dudley & Hodge, Art Bookbinders,
We are told in the Bible, "Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you," and I shall endeavor to do this with a view to helping some one who may be, as I was for so many years, almost destitute of hope.
I feel as if I were doing myself and also others an injustice by withholding my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me.
On the 22nd of December, 1906, our little girl was run over by a street car.
In returning thanks for the help received in Christian Science, I am reminded of former experiences.
I would like to send this testimony to the Field through gratitude to God, and to our dear Leader, Mrs.
I rejoice in knowing the care of our Father-Mother God for all His children, in knowing the faithfulness of His Son, Christ Jesus, who taught us about that divine care, and I also rejoice that because of the thorough apprehension of that teaching by Mrs.
Several years ago I was healed of two ailments by reading Science and Health.
I would like to tell a few of the benefits derived from Christian Science.
Three years ago, when about to unite with the Christian Science Society of our town, I was asked by an orthodox friend whether I had really considered the cost and how much I should have to give up to belong to that church.
For nearly my whole life I was subject to chronic stomach and bowel trouble and had tried almost every known remedy, but nothing seemed to help me.
So far as I can remember, since I was four years old every day of my life had brought me pain and suffering.
With a heart full of love and gratitude to God, and to our beloved Leader, Mrs.
I desire to express my gratitude for the many blessings which I have received through Christian Science.
At Christmas-tide men's hearts grow kind,The Bethlehem babe restrains their pride:The whole world feels the Christ-child's mindAt Christmas-tide.
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.