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Christianity Includes Healing the Sick

From the August 1970 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The obligation of Christianity to heal disease, sickness, sin, and suffering had been largely overlooked for centuries when Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, proclaimed to the world that apostolic spiritual healing as practiced by Jesus and his disciples is a constituent part of Christianity itself. She writes in the textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures : "The ancient Christians were healers.