If Christian Scientists believed what Mark Twain and others claim to believe they do, it would not be necessary for their critics to misrepresent or even oppose these beliefs.
In the Literary Digest for May 11 I have read several extracts from an interview with Prof.
The great following of believers in her views which Mrs.
We are printing in this issue a resumé of the Christian Science lecture delivered in this city last Saturday night, not because we advocate the doctrines therein established but because the Christian Science movement is wide-spread and vigorous and is therefore of interest to all thinking people.
[Editorial in the Chicago Journa.
[We are glad to publish the following article, which was prepared by a member of the Board of Lectureship.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
In these days when so much is being written about our Leader and Christian Science, it is well for us to remember that Mrs.
About eleven years ago a new order was introduced in the Christian Science Church, namely, the substitution of the now well-known Lesson-Sermons for sermons prepared and delivered by preachers.
Error ofttimes makes itself impressive to human sense, not only by its pains and terrors, but by its asserted greatness, continuity, and conformity to law, and its arguments are of such significance to some that, though they cannot believe evil is good, or that God actually has need of it, they nevertheless feel compelled to say that it is too big and too significant to the life that now is to be counted out as nothingness.
Second Church of Christ, Scientist, which recently recently purchased the Swedenborgian church property on the southeast corner of Sixth Avenue and Harrison Street, held their opening services in their new home Sunday [May 26].
It is now about twenty years since the truth came with its healing beams to my consciousness.
I desire to express my ever-increasing sense of gratitude for the many blessings which Christian Science has brought to me, in leading me out of the darkness into Truth's eternal day, enabling me to understand the Bible and to know and to love God.
About a year and a half ago, after many years of struggle with the world, I found myself sick and discouraged—disappointed by and with humanity; this, too, in spite of the fact that I had always wanted to do right.
Words are incapable of expressing our deepest thoughts, and I pause reverently, thinking what I can say at this late day to declare my gratitude to God, the giver of all good, for my manifold blessings, and to show forth my appreciation of our Leader, the one who has labored so faithfully to make plain the way of salvation, to help us to understand the Principle of being, whereby peace and health can be attained here and now.
Ten years ago we came into Christian Science.
I cannot let another year dawn before I send in my testimony as to the healing power of Christian Science.
From my earliest recollections until I found Christian Science I hardly knew a day free from pain, and never a time when I felt really well.
It is with a feeling of deep gratitude that I make known the wonderful blessing I have received through Christian Science.
In reading the many testimonials of healing in the Sentinel I feel that all who have been helped to perfect health through the knowledge of divine Principle should help to spread the glad tidings.
In the old thought we commenced the year by taking account of stock, as it were, seeing what could be placed to our credit and thinking of the failures we had made.
I first heard of Christian Science nearly four years ago, at which time I was in a wretched condition of physical health, never having recovered my strength after two operations which had been performed in 1898.
For about forty years I was a slave to the tobacco habit, having often tried to quit it, especially since I came into Christian Science three years ago.
It would be ingratitude on my part did I not admit that I owe my well-being to Christian Science.
I was taken to a sanitarium after being two years in bed and having the best of medical skill.
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," CONTAINING MANY IMPORTANT CHANGES AND ADDITIONS BY THE AUTHOR.