Not from the soil doth spring the glowing rose, But from th' eternal source of beauty.
The reprinting by The Scoop of an article from the National Press Reporter containing a harsh criticism of the Christian Science Board of Directors, the directors of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, has been the occasion for no little surprise.
Pamphlets misrepresenting Christian Science have been extensively circulated recently in your city, and I beg the courtesy of your space for brief comment.
The fees which Christian Scientists pay to their lecturers may be a proper subject of friendly interest, but there is nothing connected with it which can be distorted into an occasion for adverse comment.
In The Beacon-News of recent date Captain—includes in his remarks some observation regarding Mrs.
The evangelist whose meetings are reported in a recent issue of your paper did not state what in his judgment constitutes a Christian, so it is not possible to see why he says the word should be dropped from the term Christian Science.
In a recent issue you record under large heading the death of a child in Philadelphia from diphtheria, and the heading states that the death was "due to Christian Science," because the child had been under Christian Science treatment.
I wish that every Jew would heartily endorse the plea of Henry Deutsch, made by him in the daily press, for "the equal right of every individual to worship and practise his religion as it seems best to him, without harm or injury to, or interference with, his neighbor.
In The Oregonian of recent date a writer makes a very misleading reference to Christian Science.
The love of beauty which exalts the poet; that devotion to the One and that ascent of science which makes the ambition of the philosopher, and that love and those prayers by which some devout and ardent soul tends in its moral purity toward perfection,—these are the great highways conducting to that height above the actual and the particular, where we stand in the immediate presence of the infinite, who shines out as from the deeps of the soul.
In view of the present rapid growth of Christian Science and the interest taken in it by people of all classes, it is well to remember that the formation of churches and societies for the promulgation of this religion is the means which Mrs.
Perhaps no symbolism of the Scripture writings is more forceful than that attached to the word rock, which stands first of all for demonstrable Truth, the Christ-idea.
The next admission of candidates will be June 4, 1915.
In the White Theater, before an attendance of one thousand people, Clarence W.
I do not think it possible to find any one whose antagonism to Christian Science was more pronounced than was mine; in fact, I was really afraid of people who called themselves Christian Scientists, for I had heard ridiculous stories, flavored with spiritualism and hypnotism, and so I preferred to keep at a distance from these people.
In June, 1909, the teaching of Christian Science was unfolded to me when I was greatly in need of help.
For years I have received blessings through Christian Science, and I feel it is high time that I gave expression to my gratitude.
Gratitude impels me to write of my experiences in Christian Science.
Several years ago, while I was studying at the university in Oxford, England, with some American friends who were Christian Scientists, my physical condition, never strong, grew worse, until I finally came to the conclusion that I would have to return home or seek relief in the warmer climate of southern Italy.
Since I have been a student of Christian Science I have had more peace and joy than in all my previous life.
During the past fourteen years Christian Science has been a great help to me in many ways.
It is nearly three years since I became interested in Christian Science, and I wish it were possible to tell to all the joy, peace, comfort, and health which result from this new understanding of God and His manifestations.
I wandered in a garden sweet, Whose quaint old-fashioned flowersLet fall their petals at my feet In soft and scented showers!
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.