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THE BIBLE IN MY LIFE

THE COLONEL AND THE BIBLE

From the July 23, 2007 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


"HAVE YOU READ THE BIBLE all the way through?" The colonel's question to me was as stiff as the starch he must have used on his shirts when a cadet at the US Military Academy at West Point. Once a soldier, now a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, he brooked no nonsense.