The Herald-Tribune, September 18, reports a sermon...

New York Herald-Tribune

The Herald-Tribune, September 18, reports a sermon delivered in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. In his sermon the clergyman is said to have referred to "the strange revivals of various isms, such as Christian Science, Higher Thought, and psychology," as imperilling the spirit of fellowship among the people of the nation.

The speaker is quoted as saying: "The first book of Christian Science begins as follows: 'I, I, I, I, myself and I.' You may not realize that this is a stanza of a poem by Mrs. Eddy. ... It is also a splendid exposé of the whole thing."

In the interest of accuracy, may I say that these lines appeared as a quotation and not as an original poem written by Mrs. Eddy, as stated by the clergyman. The lines accurately quoted from an early edition of Science and Health read:

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November 11, 1933

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