The passing of Mary Baker Eddy removes one who for more than a generation past has been a force of exceptional magnitude in the spiritual life of a large following.
So wide-spread is the fame of Mary Baker Eddy that there is no country in the world that will not take note of her death.
The death of Mary Baker Eddy well might serve as inspiration for a new beatitude: Blessed are they who need no monument; their names are graven on many hearts.
Of the many women who have led religious movements in modern times, none attracted more attention or established a wider influence than Mrs.
If history makes clear any one fact, it is that contemporaneous judgments are often inaccurate.
The death of the Founder of Christian Science removes from the world one of the most remarkable women of all time.
It is satisfactory to know that the great work started by Mrs.
Mary Baker Eddy, who died on Saturday night at a ripe old age, was a woman who had made her mark upon the time in which she lived.
It is peculiarly characteristic of Massachusetts, so generally derided as hard-fisted, unsentimental, and ultra-practical, that here spiritual and emotional ideas take strongest root.
No just or accurate estimate of the character and work of Mary Baker Eddy is possible at this time, and anything that may be attempted in that direction must necessarily fail of the approval of a very considerable number of people.
One need not be a subscriber to or even a sympathizer with the creed of Christian Science to recognize its Founder, Mrs.
The death of Mary Baker Eddy removes from earth one of the most remarkable characters of history.
The United States has lost, in the death of Mary Baker Eddy, one of the truly remarkable characters of the century.
In the death of the Founder of Christian Science, America has lost another of its greatest women.
Whatever may be the opinion of the world at large upon the doctrines inculcated by the church of which she was the Founder, it is a question whether Mary Baker Eddy in the building up of this organization of half a million fervently loyal adherents has not outdone the achievement of any other woman who ever lived.
Christian Science is a solace, a support, and an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of human creatures.
Not Christian Scientists alone, but people of all faiths and no faith, join in tributes to Mrs.
History is full of the tales of women whose influence has been a power in the affairs of men.
Whatever may be the judgment of history concerning this remarkable woman and the great organization which she was largely instrumental in building up, this much at least must be said now: Mrs.
It seems only fitting at this time to devote a large portion of our space in this issue of the Sentinel to exerpts from the columns upon columns of editorial comment that have appeared in the secular press during the past week,—a tribute in its apprehension and appreciation of the greatness of our beloved Leader and the work she has done for humanity at large, as generous as it is wide-spread.
The solicitous urgency of the two angels, the messengers of Truth, who figure in the story of Lot's escape from Sodom, their compelling cry, "Escape for thy life," fittingly illustrates that persistent call to and following after the sons of men, if haply they may be saved, which speaks in human terms for the ceaseless activity of divine Love.
One of the most important things in any undertaking is the persistence necessary to carry it to its completion.
The temple of First Church of Christ, Scientist, at Seventh avenue and Commerce street, formerly the Episcopal Church of the Advent, purchased and improved at a cost of $35,000, was formally dedicated Sunday morning [Nov.
A lecture on Christian Science was delivered at the Majestic Theater Oct.
Our readers will please note that, beginning with the next quarter, 1911, The Christian Science Quarterly will be published in the small size only.
It is with great pleasure that I add my testimony to the many which appear in our priceless periodicals.
The belief that a public expression of my gratitude may help others, impels me to place my experience in writing.
For the benefit of those who are sick and in trouble, who do not know God, and very little if anything of Christian Science, I wish to give this testimony.
The outward manifestations of God's goodness in physical healing are indeed wonderful and glorious; but to the earnest Scientist who is striving every day to cast out evil from his thought and to have only the Mind of Christ, the inward renewing is the greater cause for rejoicing; the wonderful glimpses of Truth, the daily increasing understanding, which brings with it increased power over evil,—these are our greatest blessings.
Although "mine enemies"—my mortal thoughts and fears—have many times seemed to pursue me most persistently, and to come in almost overwhelming numbers, yet always there has been help received through the study of Science and Health or some other of our Christian Science literature, to put them to flight and to enable me to press on more vigorously in order to destroy them utterly.
I wish to tell briefly what Christian Science has done for me.
I am deeply grateful for all that Christian Science has done for me and mine, and could tell of many cases of healing in my family.
I am thankful for what I have come to know of God, through the study of Christian Science; it has helped me in many ways.
It is surely due that I return thanks for the many blessings received in Christian Science.
Many good things have come to me through Christian Science for which I have reason to be thankful.
For many years I had suffered from nervousness and kidney trouble, and about a year and a half ago a dear friend advised me to read the Bible and also "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
It is with sincere gratitude for the many blessings which Christian Science has brought me, that I give this testimony.
I first heard of Christian Science through the healing of my brother of a very severe attack of throat trouble.
In September, 1909, our little girl, four years old, was taken ill.
When but a child, I used to read the command of our dear Master to preach the gospel and heal the sick, and I wondered why people now did not heal the sick as he did.
"There shall be showers of blessings," ran the line;I looked on every side, but saw no sign,—The heavens seemed brass.
[Washington Gladden in Continent.
The Christian Science Text–Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.