Your interesting report of a clergyman's lecture credits...

Tacoma (Wash.) Ledger

Your interesting report of a clergyman's lecture credits the speaker with including Christian Science with alchemy, palmistry, and theosophy as "occultism." It would be unfair to your readers to allow the erroneous impression created by this inclusion, made by so eminent a speaker, to remain uncorrected. In this restoration of primitive scientific Christianity there is nothing occult or hidden. Christian Science is based largely upon the declaration of the wise man that as a man "thinketh in his heart, so is he." It might therefore properly be termed the Science of right thinking.

Occultism is generally regarded as that which operates in some mysterious or secret way and deals with that which is hidden or unexplainable. On the other hand, Christian Science when understood is found to be supremely natural and extremely simple and practical. There is no mystery in Christian Science, unless it be the mystery of godliness or right thinking.

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