Under "Some Facts and Fancies" in your issue of June 14,...

Under "Some Facts and Fancies" in your issue of June 14, are some remarks on Christian Science which give your readers a very misleading impression of this denomination and its organization. Because there is no Christian Science church in your community, it is hardly fair to say that Christian Scientists meet in secret and are apparently not too proud of their faith. When Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, established the Christian Science denomination by founding The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, she made wise provision for the growth of this practical religion in an orderly and constitutional manner.

Certain By-Laws in her Church Manual authorize the formation of churches as branches of The Mother Church when applications for recognition by The Christian Science Board of Directors comply with the requirements laid down. In obedience to the Manual, the public is in this way safeguarded from all that is not genuine Christian Science.

Mrs. Eddy also made provision for the daily study of a subject each week with the Bible and her textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." These Scriptural texts and their correlative passages from the Christian Science textbook, comprising the Lesson-Sermon, constitute the chief portion of the Sunday church service in Christian Science churches, and Christian Scientists feel privileged to hold the services in their homes until they are in a position to hold public services.

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