The Lectures

A good-sized audience heard the lecture on Christian Science given at the Gem Theater by William R. Rathvon. The lecturer was introduced by the Rev. R. S. Fairchild, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, who said:—

It is a great pleasure to me to respond to the request of your committee that I make the remarks introductory to the lecture of the evening. Known among you as the pastor of the Methodist church, the occasion may warrant a few remarks that are in their nature more or less personal. Though not of your denomination, I assure you that I entertain for your work the kindliest feeling. In this day, when the lines of denominational markings are so dim, the spirit of brotherhood extends over all. It has been my fortune so to have grown up that I can express little denominational preference. Born a Methodist, educated in a Baptist university, affiliated for some time with a Presbyterian choir, spending the first few weeks of my ministry in the Congregational church, numbering among my best friends and most attentive auditors some of the Christian Science faith, it were difficult to express preference.

Testimony of Healing
Several years ago I heard about Christian Science as a...
December 26, 1914

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