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In reply to a writer in your issue of August 31, kindly allow me to state that the proper title of the Christian Science church, founded by Mary Baker Eddy, is The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.
It would appear that the writer of the article signed by "Spectator," and printed in your paper on July 7, assumes that Christian Scientists seek to compel others to turn to Christian Science healing, but that assumption is unwarranted and wholly incorrect.
Christian Scientists have never considered that spiritual help is the prerogative or monopoly of the Christian Science movement.
A treatise in your columns, dealing with various theories regarding the Supreme Being, leaves room for misapprehension as to what Christian Science teaches concerning God and man.
The article "Manufactured Ailments" in your issue of yesterday may give readers the impression that Christian Scientists resist sickness by willfully ignoring it.
In connection with the editorial, "Happiness, Vital Factor in Extending Life," in your issue of August 12, in which is set out the opinion of the medical director of the Life Extension Institute, as expressed in the August issue of the Review of Reviews, please permit me to make a distinction between Christian Science and Couéism for the benefit of your readers, who could easily infer, from the manner in which the doctor links them together, that they are similar, if not one and the same thing.
In the February issue of Reason two articles made various mistaken references to Christian Science, and thereby did an injustice to Mary Baker Eddy and the religion she established.
Art thou, like Jacob, wrestling through the nightWith a mysterious foe?
A correspondent asks how Christian Science can declare evil to be unreal since it is so commonly manifested all about us.
If there were no God, no power of good, it would be impossible to carry out Isaiah's behest, "Cease to do evil; learn to do well.
A consolidation of two small Christian Science churches occurred in New Albany, Indiana, when First and Second Churches of Christ, Scientist, in that city merged.
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.
With a heart filled with gratitude, I wish to tell of the many blessings which have come to me since taking up the study of Christian Science.
Every day for many years the teachings of Christian Science have brought me some positive manifestation of help, peace, comfort, and God's loving care.
I had suffered all my life from rheumatism; and part of one foot had been amputated as the result of an accident.
Christian Science has met my every need for fifteen years, sometimes through my own understanding but more often through the greater understanding of faithful practitioners.
I should like to give a testimony in the hope of helping some anxious parent who may be a little doubtful whether Christian Science will meet the needs of children.
After undergoing an operation I was constantly ill, suffering most of all from shortness of breath.
Many times I have thought that a large part of what I have learned of Christian Science was gained from the helpful testimonies heard at the Wednesday meetings, as well as those in The Christian Science Journal and Christian Science Sentinel.
I have depended on Christian Science for over thirteen years.
Christian Science came into my life about seven years ago, at a time when I was looking for a home.
It is with gratitude and appreciation that I give the following testimony of healing and happiness.
It is with a great sense of gratitude that I send this testimony.
I became interested in Christian Science over seven years ago, not for physical healing, but because I was seeking to know the truth about God and man.
I thank Thee for this dayOf quiet rest and prayer.