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Among the Churches
Province of Quebec, Canada. —The Christian Scientists in the province of Quebec had a very pleasant experience in connection with the Provincial Parliament sessions just closed. A revised medical bill for 1918 was introduced into the legislature by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Quebec, and had passed through its first reading before we were aware of its existence. It is to the credit of the framers of the bill that it was not an attack against Christian Science, which is acknowledged to be a religion of healing by spiritual means, or prayer, and does not come under the status of the practice of medicine. Had the bill passed without the correction of a clause referring to advertising, the practitioners of Christian Science would be prevented from advertising publicly, and this ban would extend even to The Christian Science Journal, if circulated in the province of Quebec.
Legal counsel was secured and our lawyer kept in touch with the executive of the House, explaining our objections. The legislators also were interviewed. Finally the objectionable clause was taken out of the bill in its entirety. In addition to this concession, a very friendly missive from the president of the College of Physicians and Surgeons was sent to our lawyer, asking him to "guarantee the Christian Scientists that the amendment in their bill (clause eight) was not intended to affect the consultations given by the healers of this religion."
A Healing Experience
The Break in the Connection
W. EDSON SMITH
MARY KERN TIPS
Compassion of the Christ
JOHN A. MEEKER
EVERETT EDGAR KING
PEARLE M. WARREN
Christian Scientists are not afraid to come out into the...
Charles W. J. Tennant
One is reminded of the fable of the sowers of dragon's...
B. F. Chandler
In an item which recently appeared in the Telegram,...
Albert F. Gilmore
The Invincible Army
William P. McKenzie
Silence in Heaven
William D. McCrackan
The Great Commission
Annie M. Knott
Admission to Membership in The Mother Church
Charles E. Jarvis
with contributions from Bessie Wiggen, O. H. Knox, Clare S. Jenness, Leslie H. Duvall
When I began to study Christian Science, three years...
I am truly grateful to Christian Science for the great...
Emily S. Brown with contributions from Mabel Floyd Doake
I humbly send this testimony as a tithe into the storehouse,...
Ian George Watt
I would like to give my testimony through the Sentinel...
Margaret Coralie Elliston
My heart is overflowing with love and gratitude for...
Hilda R. W. Bailey
It is a joy and a privilege to bear witness to the healing...
Amy R. Torrence
In studying the Lesson-Sermon one day I came to the...
When I realize the change in my condition during the...
Clara S. Black
I thought when I had my healing in Christian Science...
Agnes R. Pearce
Personally, I did not seek Christian Science for healing;...
William T. Giles with contributions from Owen C. Giles
About sixteen years ago I was healed through Christian Science...
Laura M. Schneider
Christian Science has brought so much joy and peace to...
Clara C. Darnell
In August, 1915, I experienced a second attack of nervous...
Henry Engnell with contributions from Ida Engnell