The Hon. C. Augustus Norwood, Committee on Publication of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts,
- North Adams
In your issue of January 20, a lecture of a reverend gentleman is reported in such a way as to indicate that the speaker had said that the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, on the subject of malicious animal magnetism are so closely allied to witchcraft as to give evidence that witchcraft may again be believed.
Charles H. Parker, Committee on Publication for Cheshire, England,
If the correspondent who signs himself "Interested," and who claims to have read our literature "to some extent," will only extend his reading so far as to embrace the chapter entitled "Christian Science versus Spiritualism" in the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, he will find all his questions answered, and be fully convinced that the belief that Christian Science has anything in common with spiritualism is based on a misunderstanding of the teachings of Christian Science.
When an applicant for membership in The Mother Church sends his application to the Clerk for presentation to the Board of Directors, who, according to the Church Manual, elect eligible candidates to membership twice annually,—in May or June and in November.
Mary Isabelle Young
with contributions from Vera M. Young
For over five years I have been a regular reader of The Christian Science Journal and Christian Science Sentinel, and for over four years have studied "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.