The Lectures

There was not a vacant seat in the auditorium of the Carnegie Library when the Hon. H. P. Brown arose to introduce Virgil O. Strickler, who lectured on Christian Science. The introduction was in part as follows:—

The object and purpose of all earnest men and women has been, or at least should be, to discover and reveal to others the true concept of God in His relation to man, and man in his relation to God, as gathered from and portrayed in the revelation of God to man. It frequently happens that the real truth in reference to subjects of investigation, when finally discovered and admitted, is contrary to and in direct conflict with our deep-seated convictions and prejudices. This being true, whatever may be our own ideas upon any question about which there may be honest differences of opinion, it behooves us to give thoughtful consideration to the views of those who entertain opinions different from ours, and who are willing to submit those differences to the impartial judgment of the individual man or woman.

Testimony of Healing
Christian Science was first brought to my attention about...
August 15, 1914

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