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The Manual and Organization

From the July 1972 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Is life simply organized matter? Is church merely organized religion? Can inspiration really be institutionalized? Do fixed rules make sense in a world convulsed by change? Such questions as these are hardly to be avoided in the late twentieth century. Top-heavy with material organization, society makes labored efforts to adjust to the onrushing future, while individuals struggle to rescue from corporate pressures some measure of spontaneity, privacy, and freedom to be themselves.