An article by "Bonelli" in a recent issue of your paper so...

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An article by "Bonelli" in a recent issue of your paper so entirely misrepresents Christian Science that in justice to Christian Science, and for the information of your readers, space is respectfully requested to correct a few of the erroneous statements contained therein.

If your contributor had read with an open mind the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, which is obtainable at all Christian Science Reading Rooms and at most public libraries, instead of obtaining his impressions from the book of a hostile and prejudiced writer, he would not have made the mistake of describing it as a "negative" or "denial" religion. Christian Science begins with the Bible record of spiritual creation, that "God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Conversely, it follows that sin, sickness, death—all evil, or the beliefs of matter—not being good are no part of God's creation; and to such beliefs Christian Science denies reality or permanence.

Christ Jesus said, "I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil"—not to destroy anything God had made, for obviously that would have been impossible; but Jesus did cast out and destroy all manner of evil in order that "they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." Christian Science does not overlook or minimize the fact that sin, sickness, and other discordant conditions may seem very real in human experience; and it recognizes the necessity of freeing human thought from such bondage by gaining a demonstrable understanding of the truth which Jesus said would make free all who continued in his word.

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