Miscellaneous Writings (1883-1896) by Mary Baker Eddy
Books by Mary Baker Eddy

page 188

and Christian Scientist in the same breath?  If he
but knew whereof he speaks, his shame would not lose
its blush!

MISC 297

   Taking into account the short time that has elapsed
since the discovery of Christian Science, one readily sees
that this Science has distanced all other religious and
pathological systems for physical and moral
reformation.  In the direction of temperance it has achieved far
more than has been accomplished by legally coercive
measures, - and because this Science bases its work on
ethical conditions and mentally destroys the appetite for
alcoholic drinks.
   Smart journalism is allowable, nay, it is commendable;
but the public cannot swallow reports of American
affairs from a surly censor ventilating his lofty scorn of
the sects, or societies, of a nation that perhaps he has
never visited.

Next Page

|| - page index - || - chapter index - || - download - || - Exit - ||





 (c) Copyright 1998 - Rolf Witzsche
Published by Cygni Communications Ltd. North Vancouver, Canada