That "Christian Science is neither religion nor science, but is a sort of disease which sweeps people off their feet," is the remarkable statement made in a lecture delivered at the Auditorium Theater, according to a report in The Spokesman-Review.
In an article in your paper, statements "made in the Lambeth Encyclical" if not corrected would give your readers a wholly erroneous impression of Christian Science.
One who subscribes himself "A Reader" takes exception, in your paper, to the Christian Science teaching on some fundamental questions, such he death, matter, sin, atonement, a final judgment; and he sustains his objections on the ground that the Bible is misinterpreted on these questions by Mrs.
A news item in a recent issue, under the caption, "Publisher Forgets He Isn't Short-Sighted," reports statements of a French gentleman, alleged to be a Christian Scientist, setting forth certain methods and teachings which are in no way similar to or connected with Christian Science.
My attention has been called to an advertisement recently published in your paper entitled "The Harmony of Christian Science and Chiropractic.
In uniting and condemning "rationalism, higher criticism, universalism, theosophy, and Christian Science" as "lies" and in stating that Christian Science "denies the reality of sin and the need of atonement," as reported in a recent Sunday issue, your contributor erred greatly.
An address given recently at the Kewanee Public Library, as reported in your paper, implies an incomplete and therefore erroneous statement regarding Christian Scientists.
As long ago as in July, 1891, a card from Mrs.
One of the first steps taken by our Leader in preparation for the dissemination of Christian Science was to establish its healing power, beyond the possibility of refutation; for she fully realized that without proof, her teachings, revolutionary to a startling degree as they were, would make scant headway against the established teachings of theology and medicine, strongly intrenched in vested rights and ancient customs reinforced by the prejudice and inertia of the human mind.
It is admitted by all who have some understanding of divine Principle—that is, of spiritual being—that the knowledge which they posses has brought to them a restfulness and a mental peace which they had not known until the truth began to dawn upon them.
In "Miscellaneous Writings".
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It was in 1915 that, groping around in great need of physical healing and after having tried materia medica methods and having undergone repeated operations, including one for appendicitis, I was nothing bettered in my general health.
I should like to prove a little of the gratitude I feel for hearing of this beautiful truth, by sending a testimony.
I had tried many times to become interested in a religion, but none seemed to offer the satisfaction yearned for until the study of Christian Science was taken up.
This is to certify that while our son was away in the country and out hunting he was hurt with a gun.
I first turned to Christian Science for healing after having suffered with a very severe illness for almost a year.
About twelve years ago, when in a very wretched condition of health and suffering from chronic indigestion and sleeplessness, I heard from a friend about Christian Science.
In loving gratitude to God for the great gift of Christian Science, and a sincere desire to help some one else out of the bondage of suffering, this testimony is given.
I take pleasure in giving my testimony for what Christian Science has done for me, for it certainly lifted me out of despondency and despair into new life.
I have been wonderfully blessed in Christian Science; and my heart goes out in thankfulness to the Giver of all good for the innumerable blessings that have been showered upon me, and for the great love manifested to me through His dear children.
A few years ago I had three distinct attacks of the then prevailing malady called the grippe or "flu.
I am deeply grateful for the understanding of Christian Science which I have.
In December, 1918, while at work in a shoe factory where I am employed, I was taken suddenly with such severe pain that for a moment I became nearly unconscious.
Available articles from members of The Mother Church and good testimonies from those healed by Christian Science are always welcomed for consideration by the Editors.