You gave an account of a meeting at which Christian Scientists...


You gave an account of a meeting at which Christian Scientists were referred to as "doing splendid work on rather different lines." While appreciating the kindly remark, it is right to point out that Christian Science work is on entirely different lines from that of the subjects named. Psychoanalysis, autosuggestion, and the power of human thought are terms generally understood to refer to the activity of the so-called human mind, whereas, in the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy writes (Pref., p. xi), "The physical healing of Christian Science results now, as in Jesus' time, from the operation of divine Principle, before which sin and disease lose their reality in human consciousness and disappear as naturally and as necessarily as darkness gives place to light and sin to reformation." It may be seen from this that the religion of Christian Science, when studied and put into practice, brings about healing.

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