One of our correspondents writes: It appears that the...

The Christian Science Monitor

[A correspondent of Mont Blanc, a journal published in the valley of Aosta, Italy, contributed to the issue of Dec. 29, 1911, the following article, the inspiration of which was The Christian Science Monitor. The accompanying English translation of the article is published as showing in some measure the interest the Monitor is awakening in all countries.]

One of our correspondents writes: It appears that the Journal de Geneve has afforded considerable pleasure to its readers by publishing an article criticizing in a most impartial manner the Italian-Turkish war. Whoever is able to read a little English can derive this same pleasure by scanning the well-filled columns of The Christian Science Monitor, published in Boston, America.

It is refreshing for the eyes and for the intellect—at this moment when the European press is crying in a general chorus, "Shame to Italy," while at the same time shedding crocodile tears over the sad fate of poor Islam—it is refreshing at such a time to read an opinion free from prejudice, to read these words of conciliation and of peace; of truth also—of truth courageously uttered which reveals to us our own weaknesses and helps us to correct them. It is like a puff of purest air from the highest summits, encountered as one leaves an overheated room. And when one realizes how many erroneous conceptions these words and well-balanced statements will correct, how many false points of view they will change, how many opinions based entirely and solely upon narrow self-interest will be shaken, it is impossible not to be filled with gratitude to that intelligence which has started this organ and which sustains it in its grand work.

Enjoy 1 free Sentinel article or audio program each month, including content from 1898 to today.

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.