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THE SPIRIT OF THE CHURCH MANUAL

From the September 1928 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The beloved Leader of the Christian Science movement, Mary Baker Eddy, through whom the Manual of The Mother Church was unfolded, in speaking of its By-Laws tells us in "Miscellaneous Writings" ( Miscellaneous Writings, p. 148 ), that "they were impelled by a power not one's own;" and she adds, "They sprang from necessity, the logic of events,—from the immediate demand for them as a help that must be supplied to maintain the dignity and defense of our Cause.