A short notice appeared in your issue of Saturday last,...

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A short notice appeared in your issue of Saturday last, which described Christian Science as a "fancy religion." This term is erroneous and does not at all properly classify Christian Science.

The religion of Jesus cannot in any wise be termed "fancy," and Christian Science is the religion of Jesus in its Purity and entirety. Its healing and redeeming work bears witness that it is restoring to Christendom the gospel of spiritual healing. The Christian Science church was "designed to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing" (Church Manual of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 17).

Your notice also contained a statement which may cause misunderstanding about the headquarters of the Christian Science movement. It read in part: "One of the most imposing places of worship was put up in the heart of Mayfair—not a stone's throw from Berkeley Square—a few years ago, as the headquarters of Christian Science." The headquarters of the Christian Science." movement are in Boston, Massachusetts; no doubt the building referred to is one of the edifices of the Christian Science movement in London.

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