Your issue of February 18, 1935, carried a report of a...


Your issue of February 18, 1935, carried a report of a sermon in which a minister is quoted as making some criticism of Christian Science. Space is respectfully requested for correction.

Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, states on page 25 of her book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures": "The divinity of the Christ was made manifest in the humanity of Jesus." On page 497 of the same book, the second tenet of Christian Science reads: "We acknowledge and adore one supreme and infinite God. We acknowledge His Son, one Christ; the Holy Ghost or divine Comforter; and man in God's image and likeness." The fourth tenet reads: "We acknowledge Jesus' atonement as the evidence of divine, efficacious Love, unfolding man's unity with God through Christ Jesus the Way-shower; and we acknowledge that man is saved through Christ, through Truth, Life, and Love as demonstrated by the Galilean Prophet in healing the sick and overcoming sin and death."

It will be readily seen from these quotations that Christian Scientists do not deny the divinity of the Christ, nor the atonement. Christian Science is a religion that is based on "the inspired Word of the Bible" (ibid.), and this religion accepts all the words and works of Christ Jesus, the Way-shower. Christian Scientists are striving to be way-goers, or followers of the Master, by demonstrating more of the Christ-spirit in their lives and earnestly endeavoring to be obedient to the Scriptural command, "Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus."

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