–––– 100 years ago

Gathering news stories with a spiritual perspective week by week, we wondered what kinds of material the Sentinel of a century ago carried. We found the magazine Mary Baker Eddy was publishing in its early years filled with newsy, topical essays, articles, jokes, and tidbits—often excerpted from other magazines and newspapers—that spoke to a broad world audience. Here is a glimpse into the Sentinel of about 100 years ago.

"Christian, Jew, and the believer in the teachings of Confucius met on equal terms last night... at Calvary Baptist Church ... to discuss the Golden Rule.

"[Among the speakers was] Wu Ting Fang, the Chinese Minister. It was some time after Wu Ting Fang was introduced before he could make himself heard by the audience, owing to the applause which greeted him. ...

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Testimony of Healing
Prayer alone heals serious dog bite
April 15, 2002

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