LET US GO TO THE BOOKS

Oftentimes friends have said to the writer upon learning of his profession that they wished that they too had taken up the practice of law. Has it not occurred to every student of Christian Science that the practice of this Science is the practice of divine law? In reply to the question, "How would you define Christian Science?" Mary Baker Eddy says in "Rudimental Divine Science" (p. 1). "As the law of God, the law of good, interpreting and demonstrating the divine Principle and rule of universal harmony."

An interesting parallel may he drawn between the legal profession as it is commonly understood and the practice of divine law. To be successful in the legal profession it is necessary that one study the law; and the law is found in the books. The ordinary lawyer's library generally includes the statutes, digests which interpret the statutes and are keyed to them, and manuals and treatises on various subjects of the law. The lawyer also receives monthly, weekly, and in some cases daily bulletins and decisions which report current applications of law. And he has a law library.

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