A great deal is said to-day about tolerance.
If God made man,—and the fact is almost universally believed,—then God is our only real parent, our only Father-Mother, and we have no other "real relative on earth" or "in heaven," as Mrs.
A news item which quotes a Los Angeles minister in opposition to the constitutional amendment for the reading of the Bible in the public schools, states that the measure is opposed by a representative of the Christian Science church.
It is pleasant to learn that though the clergyman confesses that my letter made his "brain reel," it was not entirely devoid of value, for it succeeded in correcting two errors contained in his address, namely, that with Christian Scientists health is an end in itself, and that Christian Science flourishes because "by far the greater majority" of its adherents belong to the leisured classes.
The editorial handling you gave the discussions concerning "new religions" that took place in a church congress recently, was timely and indicates the news value of such events.
In a recent issue a writer states "Yes" in answer to the question, "Has mind power over matter as Christian Scientists allege?
In a recent issue of the publication Treuga Dei a clergyman finds fault with the fact that practitioners of the religious teaching of Christian Science accept payment for their work.
Christian Science does not teach the power of the human mind over matter, as was inferred by a revivalist in the columns of your paper in a recent issue.
Would'st thou, O slave, a freeman be,Know then the truth that maketh free,The light wherein the blind doth seeThe shackle fall.
In a characteristically pithy sentence Mrs.
Standing by the tomb of Lazarus before he raised him from the dead, Christ Jesus uttered these memorable words: "Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.
A translation of "Rudimental Divine Science" and "No and Yes" into the Norwegian language will be published on September 15, 1928, in one volume with alternate pages of English and Norwegian, and in both library and pocket editions, uniform in size with the library and pocket editions of other writings by Mary Baker Eddy.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Testimonies of healings brought about at authorized lectures on Christian Science will be published in The Christian Science Journal or the Christian Science Sentinel, when verified as are other testimonies appearing in the periodicals.
I became interested in Christian Science in 1907, when a woman, not a Christian Scientist, told me that Scientists heal as Jesus did and that no drugs are used in this healing work.
Christian Science has transformed my life from one of discouragement, disappointment, and disease to one of health, happiness, and continual hopefulness.
Over six years ago Christian Science first came into my life, at a time when I had arrived at the point where nothing seemed to matter.
I began the study of Christian Science about eight years ago, and have had many beautiful demonstrations of this healing truth, among them being the healing of what physicians termed "tumor of the bowels," which was very painful and accompanied by a great deal of swelling.
I became interested in Christian Science in 1921, and since that time it has been the only physician for me and for the members of my household.
When I came to Christian Science I was very ill, physically and mentally; I had just passed through many tribulations.
Some twenty-five years ago I was visiting friends in northern New York state, and while there for the first time I heard of Christian Science.
For more than eighteen years Christian Science has met my every need, whatever the nature of the problem, and has been a daily help to me, in showing me how to recognize and overcome the qualities of mortal thought as expressed in resentment, malice, envy, impatience, uncharitableness, and such like.
Gratitude prompts me to give the following testimony.
When Christian Science came to awaken me out of the dream of life in matter, I was quite ready to accept its heavenly message, for I was mentally and physically weary and heavy-laden.
[From the baccalaureate sermon by Dr.