Your correspondent's ideas on the subject of what constitutes biography are not, it is to be feared, altogether commendable.
It would not be right if the Swedish public were permitted to gain their impressions of Christian Science from articles appearing of late in the Swedish press.
I have read with interest the article by the Rev.
Our critic asks, "When the church and science are arrayed against Christian Science, it certainly is worth while to ask, Why is this so?
In a recent issue the Rev.
As an onlooker, being neither Christian Scientist nor Presbyterian, I ask your indulgence in the discussion between the Rev.
I have no brief for the Scientists, but love and admire them for their work and the glorious results obtaining in their midst in relieving humanity of its woes by healing their diseases and purifying their hearts through faith in the unchanging laws of truth contained in the Word of God.
The next admission of candidates will be June 3, 1910.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
It sometimes happens that Christian Scientists become so engrossed in the various activities in which their churches are engaged, that they lose the right perspective of these activities, and thus are apt to exaggerate the importance of some and dwarf the importance of others.
It is quite impossible to dissociate Christianity from the thought of sympathetic consideration for the afflicted, and hence it was not at all surprising that a vigorous protest was entered by Christian physicians and ministers throughout the country, when an eminent medical lecturer recently suggested it would be a wise and kind thing to allow the hopelessly incurable "to go the way of nature.
There are many who recognize the beauty of the Christian life and would enter upon it, who do not count the cost nor see the necessity for absolute faithfulness at every step of the way until the goal is reached.
Miss Mary Brookins of Minneapolis delivered a lecture on Christian Science at the Auditorium Sunday afternoon [Jan.
I did not come to Science for physical healing, although I was a great sufferer from childhood.
In the spring of 1901 I became afflicted with a disease which was diagnosed as an ovarian trouble.
For two years I was a miserable sufferer from appendicitis and nervousness caused by overwork.
I have been an adherent of Christian Science for the past eight years, and have had many opportunities to experience its beneficent influence.
For many years Christian Science has been our only physician, and I want to express my gratitude to Mrs.
A little over a year ago, I had a very severe attack of bowel trouble, lasting about thirty-six hours before I decided on what course to pursue.
I have long felt that it was time to express in some way my gratitude for Christian Science and all that it has done for me and mine, but it has always seemed hard to find words that would even in a small way show what I feel.
I have sometimes heard it said by non-Scientists that Christian Science can be of no use in cases of injury to bones, so I am anxious to express my gratitude for what it has done for me in this respect.
I received many benefits in Christian Science before I entered the church.
I wish to express publicly my gratitude for the many blessings I am receiving each day through the study and application of Christian Science.
Hoping that this testimony will help some one who is suffering, and yet seeking the truth, I will give my experience.
It is with a grateful heart that I want to give thanks for the blessings which have come to me through Christian Science.
It is more than twelve years since I first became interested in Christian Science.
It is often a help to others to know that some one was really healed through Christian Science, and I can truthfully and gratefully say that I am one among the many who have been thus restored to a life of usefulness and a growing knowledge of God.
Christian Science has brought to me the spiritual understanding of man's oneness with God.
I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude to God for the great blessings I have received in Christian Science.
I was healed about two years ago, through Christian Science, of neuralgia, acute lung trouble, and rheumatism.
In August, 1908, I was taken with intense pain in my side, which continued for several hours.
Out of a heart filled with gratitude to God I gladly give my testimony in behalf of Christian Science.
The spiritual Christ is born wherever love unfeigned is found; born into every heart that sincerely and tenderly suffers and labors for humanity; born in every peacemaker's spirit; born in every soul that rises above the power of selfishness and worldly greed, and uses its means and powers to promote the good of mankind; born where humility, gentleness, purity of body and soul, trust and submission, faith, hope, and charity are seen to dwell.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.