An Episcopal layman recently declared in the World-Herald that the Nicene creed is practically the constitution of orthodox Christianity, and finding that Christian Science does not accept the theory that Christ is God, stated in that creed, he jumped to the conclusion that Christian Science has no Christian basis. If both his premises were admitted, Christian Science would still have for its foundation, as actually it does have, the whole of the sacred Scriptures, the Holy Bible, for the Nicene creed is not a part of the Bible, and discussion of the relationship of that creed to Bible teaching has continued without conclusion for fifteen centuries with a vigor and persistence that no other subject has exceeded.
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