He worshiped at Minerva's shrine, and drankFull deep at the Pierian spring.
I should be glad of space in your columns to correct some statements in an article which appeared in your issue of March 18, in which a reverend gentleman refers to Christian Science as another form of spiritualism, classifying it with occultism, theosophy, psychic phenomena, etc.
The writer of a letter published in your issue of December 22 was mistaken when he implied that Christian Science is based on the human control of material energy.
I note in your Friday's issue a report of a lecture entitled "Mental Dynamite," delivered by a doctor.
The statement of your correspondent "Cosmos," that Christian Science embodies the attitude of laissez-faire towards evil, is not in agreement with the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
Great Britain and Ireland.
The Christian Science denomination, or Church of Christ, Scientist, formed in 1879, is "a church designed to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing".
The aim of every Christian Scientist is to keep before him the model of the perfect man and to identify himself with it.
As Christian Science is understood and practiced, not only does healing result, but restfulness is experienced.
Those within the range of the sound of the chimes of The Mother Church appreciate the glad message and beautiful tone of these bells when they sound out well-known hymns from the Christian Science hymnal prior to the church services, or repeat the familiar Handel phrase especially written for bells, rung at stated hours by clock control.
Announcement is made of a new closed case, No.
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 wish to express my sincere gratitude for all that Christian Science has done for me.
In the summer of 1914 Christian Science was brought to my home, and although I did not seem to need it for physical healing I felt that it was the religion I had long been looking for.
About three years ago I heard of Christian Science.
It is now twenty-six years since I was healed of what was called consumption of the bowels and lungs, diabetes, and sciatica, solely through reading the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, our revered Leader, for whose indomitable courage and loving, persistent labors for mankind I am sincerely grateful.
I wish to express my gratitude for Christian Science.
I can never cease to be grateful to God for leading me into Christian Science.
Some fourteen years ago, when in my seventy-third year, I was attracted to Christian Science through a young person who had come to live with me.
In the Bible we read that Jesus sent his twelve disciples to heal the sick and sinning, and said, "Freely ye have received, freely give.
That God is our strength, our physician, our health, our life, and our refuge when error and even "the last enemy," death, would put its fetters upon us, I myself was privileged to experience.
In Proverbs we read: "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
My heart overflows with humility and gratitude when I think of what Christian Science has meant to me since it found me, thirteen years ago.
About four and a half years ago I was invited to attend a Christian Science testimony meeting, although I knew nothing of its teachings.
Each day through countless little tasksI walk with strength and joy;No unkind words, no thoughtless acts,Have power to annoy.
[From an address delivered to the Lancet Club, Vanderbilt Hall, Harvard Medical School, by Duncan Sinclair, C.