About our cover— If people have been losing faith, it has been a loss of faith in a material view of God and man. But losing that faith is what often clears the way for a new, more spiritual faith—an understanding of the only living and true God, as the Bible puts it.
There is a growing—if not well-publicized— interest in learning more about prayer. In this interview a Methodist minister talks about what she is seeing of the nature of prayer and the power of God to heal.
"We've grown into a society that relies on SAT scores, Nielsen ratings, flow charts and polls, ... at the expense of the attention once paid to the human capacity for awe, for wonder, for gratitude, for worship—that capacity out of which [we] find God."
At Annual Meeting this past June, The Christian Science Board of Directors announced a new series of biographies of Mary Baker Eddy, to consist of more than a dozen volumes, some previously published but now out of print, and some to be issued for the first time.