Your issue of July 27 contained an article entitled "Christianity...

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Your issue of July 27 contained an article entitled "Christianity and the World-Storm." In the course of this article the writer quotes from an address to the students of Rawdon College, and this portion of the article contains certain remarks derogatory to Christian Science, as well as including Christian Science in the same category with "humanism" and "spiritualism."

May I be permitted to state for the benefit of your readers that there is no connection between Christian Science and the two isms referred to? The Church of Christ, Scientist, was founded by Mary Baker Eddy to "reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing" (Church Manual, p. 17), and is a Christian denomination.

The writer of the article also refers to the Bible as "an antiquated book for the majority; it lies covered with dust and unread." This is not true of Christian Scientists, who make a daily study of the Bible in connection with their textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." On page 466 of this book the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science writes: "The Science of Christianity comes with fan in hand to separate the chaff from the wheat. Science will declare God aright, and Christianity will demonstrate this declaration and its divine Principle, making mankind better physically, morally, and spiritually."

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