Christian Science, as a form of religious belief, stands in exactly the same attitude toward the public as does any other religious body.
As a member of The Mother Church and First Church of Christ, Scientist, of New York, and head of a family of sincere Christian Scientists, I most earnestly protest against the use of your pages against Christian Science.
The next admission of candidates to membership in The Mother Church will be June 4, 1907.
Tuesday, April 23, was St.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
[The following letter to Mrs.
Under the By-law of The Mother Church which has been in force for almost a year, there will be no large gathering of Christian Scientists in Boston this year.
We are all more or less familiar with the opinion that the Briton is by nature cautious and conservative, that he does not readily accept new ideas—in short, that he insists upon proving things before endorsing them.
The frequency with which Christ Jesus alluded to the phenomena of nature in the illustration and enforcement of his teaching, and the explicit counsel which he gave his hearers that they think upon the birds and flowers,—these facts leave no question as to his attitude toward the gentle and beautiful things about us, nor as to what our attitude should be.
Of the May magazines which contain articles on Christian Science it is difficult to select any particular one as most useful for circulation by Christian Scientists, but The Cosmopolitan will, we think, naturally appeal to them as being valuable for this purpose because of the character of Mr.
[The following extracts from letters were sent us for publication by Mr.
A building permit was issued yesterday for First Church of Christ, Scientist, at the southwest corner of Prospect Avenue and Keene Street.
Most gladly and gratefully I pass on this little word of hope.
In 1862 I suffered severely by reason of sunstroke, and for the next twenty years my health was greatly impaired.
I have often felt a desire to tell the Field of the proofs I have had during the past seven years of God's willingness and power to help in every time of need, but they have been so many and so wonderful that I have not known where to begin, for time and space would not permit me to tell all.
In September, 1896, my youngest child, then about nine months old, was stricken with a very severe attack of lung trouble.
Christian Science has proved to me, as it has to many others, the reality of God, good, and the unreality of sin and disease, by the healing of disease and destruction of sin, Through the understanding of this truth I was healed not only of serious abdominal trouble, but of many other ills.
When I first heard of Christian Science, three years ago, it seemed more than I should ever understand; but with the knowledge gained I have been able to make several good demonstrations, one over an ailment which seemed as if it would be a bad case, but which was instantly healed.
Probably ninety per cent of our Christian Science literature falls into the hands of those who as yet know little of this new-old healing truth.
For seven years after the birth of my son, from April, 1891, till January, 1898, I was continuously under the care of our family physician, with only temporary relief, and was gradually growing worse, till consultation with noted specialists decided me to try for a cure by means of surgery.
Christian Science has blessed me in so many ways that I feel I must express my gratitude to the Field.
It gives me great pleasure to testify in behalf of the truth, when I think of the many benefits I have received through Christian Science, both mental and physical.
In loving gratitude for the many blessings which Christian Science has brought into my life, I write this testimony.
It will soon be six years since I first heard of Christian Science.
My heart goes out in unspeakable gratitude to God for His great gift to us, through our beloved and revered Leader, Mrs.
In the year 1897 I suffered from an internal injury caused by over-exercise.
Lift up thine eyes!The act alone will give thee strengthTo brave the trying grief-time's length,To meet thy woes,To find a peace 'mid worldly strife,And win the race of human life,In spite of foes!
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," PRINTED FROM NEW PLATES AND CONTAINING MANY IMPORTANT CHANGES AND ADDITIONS BY THE AUTHOR.