Whatever opinion non-Scientists may entertain of Christian Science, one fact stands out and cannot be gainsaid.
The List of Members of The Mother Church, including those admitted June 4, 1907, is now on sale.
There is a good deal of visiting among women done in every community.
A strange sight, indeed, to me—one of the workaday people who have come to regard life as a more or less painful staving off of a great last sleep—are these testimonial meetings of Christian Scientists, held every Wednesday evening in Simpson's Auditorium.
If Christian Science, when correctly understood even in a small degree and faithfully applied, will enable us to destroy disease as it has done in thousands of cases; if it gives us a stronger desire to overcome hate, anger, resentment, envy, fear, and all the myriad evils of the human mind; if it lifts us to an improved plane physically, mentally, and spiritually, it is surely worth while, even with the experience of some failures arising from lack of growth.
"How to get well; that is the beginning and the end of medicine," said Dr.
A leading feature of Jesus' message is the kingdom of God and its coming.
In the Archdeacon of London's excellent sermon, preached in Durham Cathedral, and reported in your issue of May 24, he refers to Christian Science, and includes this Science in the same category as some Oriental systems, which he declares have "floated into a brief existence by the neglect of some essential Christian truth.
Our reverend critic objects to the Christian Science teaching regarding the unreality of matter, and states that it is not a new philosophy.
Christian Science teaches that pain and suffering, as well as the so-called pleasures of the flesh, are conditions or beliefs of mortal mind, designated by Paul as "carnal mind," which he said was "enmity against God.
How to live was discussed recently before a large audience of thoughtful people in the Valentine Theater by Bick-nell Young, the Christian Science lecturer.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
We copy the following from an editorial in the Butte, Mont.
To understand God is the work of eternity.
Many students of the Bible are greatly perplexed at the seeming contradictions in its statements respecting God, man, and the universe, while the most thoughtful readily admit the impossibility of reconciling these statements with the dogmas of physical science.
More than twelve hundred people attended the semiannual public address given in Mechanics Hall, yesterday afternoon [May 19], under the direction of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Worcester.
Four years ago last October, while in Missoula, Mont.
Desiring to do all that I can to help suffering humanity, I send this testimony, told as simply as possible.
Like the psalmist I would say, "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.
When I look back over the past and note the difference between my life and surroundings now and before I learned a little of Christian Science, I feel that I am not truly grateful for all these blessings unless I send forth the good news publicly, that perhaps another may be encouraged by my words at least to try what Christian Science will do.
Christian Science has changed my entire being; not only have I, but all my dear ones at home have received help at all times when in need of physical healing; nevertheless, greater joys have come to me through the spiritual uplifting, which all may receive who will study the text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by our beloved Leader, Mrs.
For fourteen years I was subject to chronic stomach trouble.
I wish to express my sincere gratitude for all the blessings that have come to me through Christian Science in a little over two years.
Last August my sons, aged nine and thirteen years, were making a toy engine, and while soldering a tin tube the younger, who was eagerly watching his brother, bent down over the work.
Sitting by the bedside of our little girl, I listened to the words of the prayer given us by our revered Leader in "Miscellaneous Writings," p.
I wish to testify to the wonderful healing that Christian Science has done for me.
Having received so many blessings through Christian Science, I feel that an acknowledgment of them in writing is one of the ways in which I can express, though feebly, my great gratitude.
Gratitude for the many benefits received through Christian Science impels me to send my testimony.
In 1893 I was in a railroad accident, and sustained some very serious injuries.
A gust of March came eddying through my doorFrom greening fields and orchards, where it toreThis little rosy petal—one alone,A syllable of spring, unfriendly blownFrom parent tree in parallels unknown.
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," CONTAINING MANY IMPORTANT CHANGES AND ADDITIONS BY THE AUTHOR.