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Science and Health and its relationship to the practice of Christian Science

From the September 1993 issue of The Christian Science Journal

A series of five special meetings was held on Tuesday following this year's Annual Meeting of The Mother Church, to consider the transforming impact of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. The meetings looked specifically at the relationship of Science and Health to five Church Manual-based activities.

A team of two or three students of Christian Science whose working lives have been largely devoted to serving the public through these frontline activities of Church conducted the meetings. There was a lively exchange of ideas, practical experience, and good humor in each session. It was clear that Science and Health, in permanent companionship with the Bible, continues to bring transformation and healing around the world.

Nearly one hundred years ago, in 1894, Mrs. Eddy ordained the Bible and Science and Health as pastor of her Church. Hourly, daily, the pastor fulfills the essential functions of a church: preaching, teaching, and healing.