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From the November 1996 issue of The Christian Science Journal

A [long] career in education at all levels—local, state, and federal—has exposed me to all types of religious thought, as travel across the nation and overseas has resulted in countless conversations. The question as to how Christian Scientists can formally reach out in an understanding and cooperative manner to others who are seriously and honestly pursuing the concept of spiritual treatment leading to healing, has continually raised a question in my own mind: Should this even be attempted, and if so, how? An answer came to me in The Christian Science Journal in an article entitled "Christian Science Spiritual Healing Practices," which reported on the Harvard symposium, "Spirituality & Healing in Medicine.