Christian Science does not plead in behalf of any form of superstition or irrationality, but it affords a scientific method for uncovering these and a demonstrable method for destroying them.
A leading Wisconsin newspaper, which occasionally lifts up its voice in defense of virtue, which has been known to disparage editorially the influence of light literature on the youth, to decry the white slave traffic, etc.
There are in the New Testament three Greek words translated, at one time or another, miracle.
Our critic seems to be inclined to find fault with me because in my former letter I said that Christianity needs no definition, and he supplies one himself which is purely doctrinal, and would exclude a very large number of sincere followers of the Christ, and I gather that he would deny to Christian Scientists the right to call themselves Christians.
To the Christian Scientist animal magnetism means merely "the specific term for error".
The teachings of Christian Science do not warrant the statement in a symposium article that "the influence of one person's mind over the mind of another person for good is one of the cardinal principles of the Christian Science faith," for Mrs.
There is only one way in which the opponents of Christian Science can successfully combat its steady growth, and that way has never yet been tried.
In a recent issue your book reviewer makes the statement that "the Christian Science literature abounds in sentences that no human being can understand and in phrases susceptible of various interpretations.
The church here is nicely housed and has just been fitted out with comfortable opera chairs as a Christmas gift.
Let all the earth keep silence! Love reigns nowSupreme o'er all.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
[The following letter from Mrs.
We have been asked by one of the members of the board of lectureship to remind the Field that the requests made by this board in its annual circular, which was mailed last summer to the clerks of all the churches and societies advertised in The Christian Science Journal, are based upon the experience of its members, and that strict attention to these requests will greatly simplify the work of the lecturers and save much needless correspondence.
Many questions are asked by earnest seekers after Truth, as to how they can best gain a practical understanding of Christian Science themselves, and impart it to children, either in their homes or in the Sunday School.
The gain attending the spiritual interpretation which Christian Science brings to the Scripture is never more apparent than when one comes to the study of the epigrammatic sayings of Christ Jesus, and a good illustrative instance is found in his seemingly severe rebuke to one who had craved the privilege of delaying his spiritual activity until he had buried his father.
O trustless heart, that findsThe ghostly phantom evil in thy way,Lift up thine eyes to seeLove's glorious sunshine playAround the terror grim,—And lo, it is not! It was never there,For all that is is Love divine,Love infinite,—the clearLight of thy life,—God's love is everywhere.
That organic disease is being met and destroyed by Christian Science treatment, has been demonstrated to my satisfaction by the prompt and permanent healing, in my own family, of a desperate condition of the eyes; and hoping the story may bring encouragement to some who may be laboring under similar conditions,—as so many of the testimonials in our periodicals have brought and are bringing encouragement and comfort to me,—I am pleased to give particulars of this healing.
I have asked myself, as did the psalmist, "What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?
I feel it my duty to acknowledge what Christian Science has done for me, as I had suffered nearly all my life with stomach trouble, and although I had medical treatment for years, I received no relief until I came into Christian Science.
It is with a grateful heart that I give this testimony of benefits received during fourteen years in Christian Science.
I wish to add my testimony to the many which I have been reading, and I hope it will help some one, even as I have been helped by reading the experiences of others.
It is now nine years since I first became interested in Christian Science.
It is over a year ago since I heard of Christian Science and began to take an interest in it.
I would like to express my gratitude to God for the benefits I have received through Christian Science, as given to us in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
Christian Science has done so much for me and mine, that I wish to express a little of the gratitude I feel.
I came to Christian Science in February, 1906, a physical wreck, with absolutely no knowledge of what this Science was; without any faith, and I might say without any hope of benefit.
In June, 1905, my health began to fail, I was greatly reduced in flesh, and alarming symptoms of a serious kidney and bladder disease developed.
Divine Love has healed me of many physical ailments, and of one pronounced an organic trouble, for which the best medical skill could do no more.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.