Skip to main content

From the Editors

Having faith in Life

From the October 27, 2014 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

This editorial is an amplified version of an article published in the August 20, 2014, edition of The Christian Science Monitor.


The fact that too many people are losing hope in what they feel life has to offer, and are choosing to take their own life or to help it end medically, shows a fundamental, often tragic mistake in humanity’s sense of what life is.   If life truly began with a big bang, then life—no matter how complex its development since then—is essentially an accident with little or no purpose.