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From the May 1885 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Now that Christian Science is being recognized by church and state as a growing power for good in every direction, and the Scientists' platform is proving so broad and strong and sure a foundation upon which to build faith and hope and courage for all time, it may interest Journal readers who have heard of only one department of its work—that of healing—to know that healing of physical infirmities is not its first or principal, but its secondary or subordinate mission to the world. The Scientists, who are a large organized band of Christian workers for the spiritual welfare of humanity, have a church and ordained minister—Rev.