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Following the example set by the question-and-answer columns in the early Journals, when Mary Baker Eddy was Editor, this column will respond to general queries from Journal readers—such as the one below. It will generally not cover questions about how to interpret statements in Mrs. Eddy's writings. There's more information at the end of the column about how to submit questions.

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From the June 2004 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Why does God allow evil (or accidents) to happen? In order to discipline me when I was growing up in Iran, a family member told me I was possessed by the devil. In the East, people are scared of evil spirits, so I was petrified of myself all the time.