In a review of a book in your Bookshelf columns, in a...

South China Morning Post

In a review of a book in your Bookshelf columns, in a recent issue of your paper, reference was made to Christian Science in a way which is somewhat misleading; and I respectfully request your permission to correct, through the medium of your correspondence columns, the statements made therein.

The writer of the book seems to infer that the healings obtained through the practical application of Christian Science teachings are merely the results of suggestion and human credulity.

Christian Scientists agree with the author that suggestibility is characteristic of human beings; also, that human beings believe in things they cannot demonstrate, but which they accept in good faith; also, that human suggestibility is responsible for many of those illusions against which mortals have so much difficulty in defending themselves.

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