The Lectures

Bicknell Young delivered an interesting lecture on Christian Science in Emerson Lecture Hall. The lecture was given under the auspices of the Christian Science Society of Harvard, and Mr. Young was introduced by the president of the society, C. A. Woodard, second year law student, who said:—

The true attitude of the student is well expressed in those words of Paul: "Prove all things; hold fast that which is good." Here in the university we are not expected to accept a proposition as true or reject it as false merely because our instructor believes it to be true or false. We are encouraged to do our own independent thinking; but we are taught that before we can determine whether any proposition is true or false, we must understand just what the proposition is and what it means. On the subject of Christian Science, also, the student should do his own thinking, realizing that he can form no correct opinion as to its truth until he understands its teachings. And just as the student who wishes to learn something about mathematics goes to a text-book on mathematics or to some one who can demonstrate its theorems, so also he who would learn something about Christian Science should go to its text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, and to those who can prove their understanding of Christian Science by demonstration.

The purpose of these lectures by members of the board of lectureship of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, is not to persuade any one to become a Christian Scientist, but to correct erroneous opinions about Christian Science and about its Discoverer and Founder, Mrs. Eddy, and to give reliable information on this subject.—The Cambridge Tribune.

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