Contributions to the Publishing House Building Fund should be sent to Stephen A.
Evidence that Christian Science has a practical value in reformatory and prison work has recently come to light through a letter received by Mrs.
It is obviously necessary to approach this subject from the point of view of one who has observed and experienced physical healing by spiritual means, and who stands before the question.
The statement of our reverend critic, that the teachings of Christian Science are "philosophical nonsense," can best be answered by referring the gentleman to the works that are daily being accomplished by this Science, the healing of all forms of functional and organic diseases, and the reforming of the worst cases of sin and of depraved appetites and passions, works which he could easily have seen for himself in his own city of Toronto had he taken the trouble to investigate.
In a recent issue of the Journal I read a report of a paper given to the Ministers' association by Dr.
In his recent interesting address on "The Church and Mental Healing" the reverend critic is reported as pointing out as "a defect of Christian Science" that it does not recognize sin or evil.
Christian Science is essentially a practical religion—a religion of common sense.
Some nineteen centuries ago "the most scientific man that ever trod the globe," as Mrs.
The physical healing effected through Christian Science is in sense secondary to the main import of this teaching, because Christian Science seeks primarily the moral regeneration of those who adopt its plan of human betterment.
The plans for the building to be erected by First Church of Christ, Scientist, on the half block on Everett street between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, were prepared by S.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Several years ago our Leader wrote, "Keep your minds so filled with Truth and Love that sin, disease, and death cannot enter them".
When the late Canon Farrar's volume on "The Eternal Hope" appeared about the year 1878, it awakened a convulsive and declamatory protest from so large a number of clergymen as to give convincing evidence of the hold which the doctrine of eternal punishment still had upon Christian belief at that time.
The statement of Christ Jesus, "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me," seems to present some difficulties to those who do not yet see that a great giving up of error is necessary before we are fitted to receive the blessings of Truth.
The Publishing Society has in stock a number of copies of Sentinel No.
When I first became interested in Christian Science, a little over a year ago, I remember how eagerly I perused the Sentinel and Journal for testimonies of healing of cases similar to my own, and when my search was rewarded, how it strengthened the hope that I might be healed and gave me greater encouragement to accept and prove Christian Science.
Wishing to acknowledge publicly the good derived from the reading of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
I wish to express my deep gratitude for the blessings I have received through Christian Science.
After years of suffering and after trying all sorts of material remedies.
I first read Science and Health at the request of a dear uncle, from whom I received a copy while at college in 1905.
While on a fishing trip I had removed my shoes and stockings, and stepped upon something which cut a deep gash in my foot.
Some seven years ago I became interested in Christian Science through an old-time friend of my husband, who urged us each time he called to try it, assuring us of help, I was growing worse under medical treatment, and finally I decided to try Christian Science and called on a practitioner.
What first appealed to me in Christian Science was the beauty, purity, and force of its teachings.
I am very grateful for the many blessings which have come to me through the understanding of Christian Science.
Soon after I became interested in Christian Science I went to Bethlehem, N.
I want to tell others what Christian Science has done for me.
In the fall of 1898 I had a very severe attack of illness, and suffered beyond expression, although I used all material means possible.
When Christian Science was mentioned to me, somewhat more than seven years ago, as a possible means of relief from the difficulties under which I was laboring, it was met with stubborn prejudice, for I was bound hand and foot to a belief in material gods, and moreover felt a strange antagonism toward Christian Scientists, in spite of the evidences all about me of the good work they were doing.
It was with a weary, sad, empty, and useless life that I sought regeneration in Christian Science nearly four years ago.
The Scripture says, "Rejoice evermore.
As, looking overhead, sometimes we seeTwo galaxies of clouds, not keeping companyBut going diverse ways;As listening to music, played in many partsClear to the listening ear and gentle hearts,Beneath and quite apart, no other sound can drownA low, sweet, tender monotone:So, when Love friends together brings,To outward ear discussing many things,But still their hearts unite in universal love,Finding its tranquil in God above,Be silent thou, and bend a listening ear!Apart from mortal sense, a song of peace thou'lt hear,God's undercurrent in the mental air.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to Scriptures.