In your recent issue, a doctor of Toronto Presbytery, at...

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In your recent issue, a doctor of Toronto Presbytery, at a meeting of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Regina, is reported as having said that "Presbyterians do not recognize the Christian Scientists as a church of Jesus Christ, and communicants would have to repudiate their Christian fellowship in order to join that body." The doctor thus says, in effect, that anyone who joins the Christian Science church repudiates or abandons his fellowship with Christianity.

In Webster's Dictionary, a Christian is defined, in part, as "one who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ." Christian Scientists do believe in Christ Jesus; and they not only believe in him, but they are gaining a practical understanding of his teachings. Did not Christ Jesus say, "He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also"? The promise of original Christianity is being fulfilled in the teaching and practice of Christian Science.

In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy (p. 497) may be found the tenets of Christian Science, the first two of which are:

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