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YOUR QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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 above—with responses from Journal readers. It will 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.

YOUR QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

From the February 2006 issue of The Christian Science Journal


QUESTION: Do Christian Scientists believe in tithing? A1 There is no rule in the theology of Christian Science whether students of its teachings should tithe or not. However, the blessings that adherents gain from practicing Christian Science commonly inspire them to contribute toward the Church of Christ, Scientist, which is devoted to making the teachings of this Science available to all humanity.