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Your Questions & Answers

Following the example set by the questions-and-answer columns in the early Journals, when Mary Baker Eddy was Editor, this column will respond to general queries from Journal readers with responses from Journal readers. You'll find information at the end of the column about how to submit questions. 

Why do people rely on God/religion less in general than they did in the past?

From the October 2011 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Why do people rely on God/religion less in general than they did in the past?  — from   a high school student A:  Today there are oodles of self-help programs, seminars, and online courses that promote new ways of solving life’s problems. Some might view these methods as replacing a reliance on God and religion.