Chairman, Dr. Arthur J. Todd, of Washington, D. C.

The meeting was opened with the singing of Hymn No. 30, "Brood o'er us with Thy shelt'ring wing," the words of which were written by our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, after which Dr. Todd spoke as follows:

It is my firm conviction that the basic purpose of education, secular or religious, is understanding—wisdom in its deepest meaning. This is vastly more than facts, formal discipline, learning of texts, skillful forensics, or mastery of techniques. Laying a firm and lasting foundation for spiritual understanding is the function of the Christian Science Sunday School. That is the theme of our meeting tonight. Let me begin, therefore, with a few pertinent passages from the Bible and "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy:

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July 31, 1948

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