"Does a Jew cease to be a Jew, religiously speaking, when...

Intermountain Jewish News

"Does a Jew cease to be a Jew, religiously speaking, when he joins the Christian Science church?" is a question asked in your columns, to which I made very brief answer in your issue of November 15, in which issue was also printed another writer's rather extensive reply, containing certain statements and inferences which require correction.

First, it should be clearly understood that Christian Scientists indulge in no revivals or campaigns to enlist proselytes from any other church, race, or class. Those Jewish men and women who have become students of Christian Science have come of their own free accord, and because they have found it incomparably effective in meeting human needs and in satisfying religious longing. But no one can become a member of the Church of Christ, Scientist, until membership in other denominations has been terminated.

From the Editors
Letter from the Field
May 18, 1929

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