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.
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