In an article entitled "Talks on Health," which appeared in a recent issue, the author discusses the subject of spiritual healing, but places narrow limits on its therapeutic value.
In order to remove any misunderstanding in regard to classifying Christian Science with "other movements," I should be glad to be allowed to quote from the published works of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science.
In a recent issue of the Times-Dispatch a columnist states some of his views on Christian Science.
I would thank you for space to correct a reference to "leaders" of Christian Science churches in a recent article.
Once the mourning Mary wentEarly, in the dawn,To the tomb of Jesus—rent,And the rock withdrawn.
It was necessary during the year to submit replies to only four criticisms which appeared in the press.
"And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
Healing through Christian Science is an appearing to human sense of the power of God, infinite Mind.
Early in the history of Christian teaching, division and strife arose between Christians because one said, "I am of Paul," while another said.
Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
It is with a heart filled with gratitude for what Christian Science has done for my family and me that I submit the following testimony.
For the past thirteen years Christian Science has been to me as a light shining in great darkness, giving me strength and courage to go forward in spite of seemingly overwhelming odds.
Twenty-five years ago a member of my family was healed of stomach trouble by Christian Science.
It is with deep gratitude that I add my testimony to the many others appearing in our periodicals.
It was through a copy of Science and Health by Mrs.
For more than twenty years Christian Science has been our only physician, and it has never failed us when faithfully applied.
Not alone for the many healings of inharmonious bodily conditions, lack, grief, and the like, but much more for the change in my thinking which has resulted from the study of the Scriptures with the "key" given in our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," written by Mary Baker Eddy, do I wish to express my gratitude.
Christian Science has enriched my life immeasurably, and for this I am deeply grateful.
It is with much gratitude that I testify to the healing efficacy of Christian Science.
Should fear and doubt assail my thoughtTo hold me in their power,I'll turn me to the God of hosts,For He is my strong tower.
[Madame Chiang Kai-shek, as quoted in the United Church Observer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada]
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