FROM THE Directors

Freedom and Responsibility

Some members have found great blessings in taking more seriously, especially during recent years, a brief reference, in the Manual of The Mother Church by Mary Baker Eddy, to not circulating incorrect literature. See Man., Art. VIII, Sect. 11 . See Board of Directors statement, Sentinel, February 12, 1990. Another brief line in the Church Manual, however, requires the circulation, "in large quantities," of certain materials. See Man., Art. XXXIII, Sect. 2 —especially p. 98, lines 14–16.

Members in the United States can help the Committee on Publication fulfill this Manual requirement. All households in the United States that receive The Christian Science Journal, and all U.S. Reading Rooms, have received in the mail a booklet entitled Freedom and Responsibility. It includes information useful to members and to the public at this time and should for that reason have wide distribution. Sharing this book with others will help inquirers understand why a responsible and thoughtful segment of society choose Christian Science treatment instead of conventional medicine for the care of their families.

The booklet addresses four important questions:

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Islands of innocence
February 19, 1990

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