In a review of "What Is Osteopathy?" in your issue of...


In a review of "What Is Osteopathy?" in your issue of June 5, it was stated that an explanation of the benefits resulting from "chiropraxy, Christian Science, naturopathy, and electric belts," is that "the effect of a belief in something will work wonders for a sick person in a world in which traditional beliefs are at a discount." Permit me to state that there is an impassable gulf between Christian Science and the other healing methods mentioned. Christian Science healing is not brought about by a "belief in something." It is the result of applied spiritual law, uncovering and destroying that which is not good, whether it is sin, sickness, or lack.

In the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mrs. Eddy writes on page 83: "Nothing is more antagonistic to Christian Science than a blind belief without understanding, for such a belief hides Truth and builds on error." It is in his consciousness that the student of Christian Science solves problems of sin, sickness, and lack.

Mrs. Eddy writes thus on page 157 of Science and Health: "Christian Science deals wholly with the mental cause in judging and destroying disease. It succeeds where homoeopathy fails, solely because its one recognized Principle of healing is Mind, and the whole force of the mental element is employed through the Science of Mind, which never shares its rights with inanimate matter."

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