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The Cause of Christian Science in its early days was attracting workers from around the world. They were moved by a vital spirit and the conviction that this Cause was greater than all others, and they gave it their all. This series explores some of what lay behind the commitment these individuals made.

They answered the call: Alfred Farlow

From the August 1987 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Probably no Christian Scientist of the time was better known to the public than was Alfred Farlow when he completed his service as the first Manager of the Committee on Publication for The Mother Church. The Boston Post, in announcing his retirement in 1914, said: "His influence upon the outside world has been stronger than even the Christian Scientists perhaps realize.