In an article which appeared in your paper recently, Christian Science was erroneously classified with Coueism and spiritualism, and as being similar to the mystic therapeutics in which Rudolf Hess is said to have been interested.
The Knoxville Journal recently carried an article which referred to Christian Science in a manner that calls for a reply.
A Christian Science lecture, recently delivered, has called forth some interesting remarks from a writer in your columns.
The subject of smoking and drinking came up in a Christian Science Sunday school class recently during a discussion of the verse in Matthew.
"On earth peace, good will toward men," was the angels' message to the shepherds keeping watch over their flock, on the night that Jesus was born.
"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock," declares the "one like unto the Son of man" in the Apocalypse; and he continues, "If any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Meetings at which testimonies of Christian Science healing are held in Christian Science churches on Wednesdays.
Tacoma, Washington (Third Church):
"A grain of mustard seed.
It is with sincerest gratitude for Christian Science that I give this testimony.
During a period of twenty-seven years Christian Science has brought untold blessings into my experience, and the constant unfoldment of the glorious truth as revealed through day-by-day study of the Scriptures and the writings of our dear Leader.
In the year 1918, during the World War, when I was a soldier at one of the United States camps, a Christian Science worker presented Science to me in the form of a gift copy of the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
A few years ago I had what would be termed a double fracture of the ankle.
I became interested in Christian Science twenty-six years ago through the healing of my sister.
Christian Science came to me at a time when I had almost given up hope of receiving answers to many questions I had asked myself ever since I was a small child.
Four years ago I was told by a leading surgeon that I should never be able to leave my bed unless I submitted to an operation for tumor.
It is with deep gratitude to God and to Mrs.
About twenty-five years ago the prospect of living a useful, normal life seemed to be out of the question, but "man's extremity is God's opportunity.
When the Christmas bells are ringing All my being answers, singing! Singing softly through the twilight, Singing gladly of the Christ-light! Singing for the wrongs forgotten; Singing for the good begotten; Singing with a cadence holy, Singing with a spirit lowly!
[President Roosevelt, as quoted in The New York Times]
The printed Tenets of The Mother Church are in general use by branch churches and societies, either as a basis for their application forms for admission to membership or for binding into their by-law booklets.