At the time I first learned about Christian Science, I drank alcohol. I loved learning about Christian Science, but I did not at first know of the admonitions from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, “Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise” ( Proverbs 20:1 ), and, “It need not be added that the use of tobacco or intoxicating drinks is not in harmony with Christian Science” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.
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