I trust you will allow me space for a few remarks on the Bishop of Manchester's address as published in the Herald of recent date, in so far as it deals with Christian Science.
In your issue of recent date is a report of an address by a clergyman in which he states that between a gross materialism, on the one hand, and Christian Science, on the other, there was probably, he thought, not a pin to choose.
Several days ago your columns carried a book review wherein the reviewer described the book in question as a "Christian Science novel.
Christian Science differs from all other religions and systems of healing in that it employs nothing but spiritual means and methods, whose potency is divine, not human.
[From a letter describing the work of a Literature Distribution Committee in one of the military hospitals]
We are living in an age of superlatives.
All men have the same problem to work out.
It would be well if these words of Isaiah were kept in constant remembrance: "And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurence for ever.
In order to provide the shorter writings of Mary Baker Eddy in more convenient form for library uses, the Trustees under the Will of Mrs.
Beginning with the issue of October–December, 1925, the Quarterly Bible Lessons will be printed in English-Swedish.
Introductions to Lectures
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, five weeks before; in other European countries, six weeks before.
When first I heard of Christian Science I was making arrangements to come out to South Africa, the doctors having said that they could do nothing for me, but the trip and the climate of South Africa might prolong my life a little.
About eight years ago I was studying medicine in a hospital in this city.
About five years ago I read in the New York Times an editorial on Christian Science which so impressed me that instead of putting the paper on the library table I took it with me and read the editorial again.
As I had been for several years in ill health, although I had tried many doctors and their remedies, my husband spoke to me of Christian Science; and I am most grateful to him for doing so, as it proved to be the turning point of my life.
Many years ago Christian Science came into my life in answer to prayer for guidance.
I am very glad indeed to testify to the efficacy of Christian Science from personal experience.
I give this testimony in humility and love to help some one who needs encouragement.
At the end of April, 1923, our twelve-year-old daughter was taken very ill.
Having depended entirely on God for help and healing for nearly ten years, through the teachings of Christian Science, I feel that I should acknowledge the good that has been received.
In love for God and man, we find incentive trueTo heal and save; burdens to lift;To see beyond the pale of mortal ken, and lookWithin the veil, where, Love-enshrined,The child of God is seen, all pure and undefiled,All holy, gentle, Christlike, fair,Till what's unlike the Father fades,—becomes a myth,Illusion, phantom, fantasy,Mist-woven by vain mortal thoughts.