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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 with responses from Journal readers. You’ll find information at the end of the column about how to submit questions. Readers are also encouraged to go to Chapter III of Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, by Mary Baker Eddy — “Questions and Answers.”

What did it represent that Moses and Elijah appear with Jesus in the transfiguration?

From the August 2012 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Q: What did it represent that Moses and Elijah in particular were chosen to appear with Jesus in the transfiguration? —A Journal reader A: These towering figures of the Old Testament, more than others, had set in motion far-reaching changes in human thought. Moses had nearly single-handedly established the Commandments and moral law.