Congress is again in session, and likewise a number of state legislatures.
The criticisms made by the Bonanza, two years ago, of the Kelliher bill, which failed to pass the Nevada legislature, apply also to the Steele bill, Assembly No.
At every session of the legislature during the past ten years, bills have been introduced which are aimed to serve a fatal blow at Christian Science.
We hold no brief for the Christian Scientist,—he does not need any defense at our hands; but for the benefit of those who are likely to be misled by the denunciations of bigots and self-appointed religious guardians, we wish to say that the foundation upon which Christian Science is built is the living Jesus Christ and an all-loving God.
In an announcement of a lecture on Emanuel Swedenborg appearing in a recent isue of the Press, the statement is made that "most of the beautiful spiritual concepts found in Mrs.
In an age of skepticism, in its broader sense as "a suspension of judgment pending examination of the evidence of an alleged truth," mankind as a whole has assumed toward all subjects, and particularly the subject of religion, the intelligent attitude of weighing, considering, testing, and proving before passing judgment.
In response to the call for contributions for the relief of Christian Scientists in distress by reason of the present war in Europe, the sum of $82,104.
Since the beginning of the present war, the Christian church has come in for more or less criticism at the hands of the religious press, because the church in the centuries of its existence has failed to put an end to the conditions which have made possible in this twentieth century the most brutal and devastating war in centuries.
How true it is that what we see and love, that we truly are; that like perceives and can be perceived only by like.
Those who take up the study of Christian Science soon become aware that in Mrs.
The next admission of candidates will be June 4, 1915.
Philip Marshall Brown, Ph.
After enjoying for seven years the blessings which the study of Christian Science brings, I am at last sending my testimony to the healing efficacy of this teaching.
For some time before I heard of Christian Science, I longed for something, I knew not what.
Six years ago I came to Christian Science for relief that I could no longer hope to get from materia medica.
It is with a feeling of joy and gratitude that I offer my testimony of the help received from Christian Science.
About a year and a half ago I became acquainted with the teachings of Christian Science through my sister.
I became interested in Christian Science a number of years ago, when my mother was healed by it after all material means had failed.
I write my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me in regard to the tobacco habit, in the hope that it will prove helpful to some one else who wants to be free but cannot see the way, as in my case.
I have made many attempts to send an expression of gratitude for publication, but something has always caused the postponement of this duty.
Those who do not understand that all disease or inharmony is mental, say that Christian Science might be good for so-called mental diseases, but in a case of broken bones that it is impossible to effect a cure through other means than those employed by a reputable surgeon of the old school.
My family and myself have been studying Christian Science for the past three years, and during that time have had many proofs of the love and ever-present help of God.
It is from a heart overflowing with gratitude that I send this testimony to tell of the blessings which Christian Science has brought to me and mine.
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.