Hon. Clarence A. Buskirk, of St. Louis, Mo., addressed and audience in ulster Hall on the evening of Nov. 7, speaking on the subject of Christian Science. He was introduced by Mr. Charles E. Allan, who said in part,—

These annual lectures are given by the Christian Science churches to public with an an opportunity of learning something of the teachings of Christian Science from an authoritative source in direct connection with the headquarters of the movement, a bord of Lecture ship having been appointed in Boston, Mass., to carry that purpose. Mr. Buskirk comes to us with a very high reputation as an earnest and eloquent member of that Board. There hasbeen a great deal of controversy in this country of late over Christian Science, and a deal of misunderstanding of its healing work. Christian Science is not a new system of medicine, it system of healing sickness. Christian Science is a religion; it is, we believe, the truth about God as taught and demonstrated by Christ Jesus, and the healing of sickness and sin follows as an inevitable result of the acceptance and understanding of this truth; just as it did in Jesus' time— just as he said it would now and at all And if it be really true divine Love is making the gracious works of Jesus Christ available for poor suffering humanity now, as in Jesus' day, is it not the grandest thing we have ever heard of in our lives? Is it not the thing of all things most worth having?

December 28, 1907

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