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The Church Manual — a guidebook for living

From the March 2014 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The Church Manual by Mary Baker Eddy is in a sense the constitution of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, The Mother Church of Christian Science, setting out the responsibilities of members, Church officers, The Mother Church, branch churches, etc. But what if, in addition to viewing the Manual as a set of Church rules, we saw it especially as a guidebook for living, a conceptual framework for everything we do?—from relationships to family to career.