Something in a name

The Leading Editorial by Mary Baker Eddy in the first issue of The Christian Science Monitor of November 25, 1908

Originally published in the November 25, 1908 issue of The Christian Science Monitor

The gentleman, Mr. Frank Bell, has caught my thunder; therefore he will not object to the lightning which accompanies it.

I have given the name to all the Christian Science periodicals. The first was The Christian Science Journal, designed to put on record the divine Science of Truth; the second I entitled Sentinel, intended to hold guard over Truth, Life, and Love; the third, Der Herold der Christian Science, to proclaim the universal activity and availability of Truth; the next I named Monitor, to spread undivided the Science that operates unspent. The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind.

Harrisburg, Pa., Nov. 2, 1908.

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