The Committee on Publication works for the Christian Science church in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  The Christian Science church was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879 ‘to commemorate the word and works of our Master (Christ Jesus), which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing’. (Church Manual 17)

The Committee serves as a media and information resource and legislative division of the Christian Science Church in the UK and Ireland.  For publishing please refer to the Christian Science Publishing Society HERE.

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#PrayForManchester (video)

It is with great love and compassion that we at the Christian Science Committee on Publication office reach out to the people of Manchester at this time of profound tragedy in your city.

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Response to review of “History of Wolves”

This is a response to a Sunday Telegraph book review of Emily Fridlund’s debut novel “History of Wolves,” which includes a couple characters described as Christian Scientists. Sir, Sam Kitchener’s review of Emily Fridlund’s History of Wolves briefly alludes to Christian Scientists who “dismiss pain as ‘false belief in Mortal Mind’”. While this may be […]

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“Joy of sects” Letter to the Editor

This unpublished letter to the editor is a response to an inaccurate statement about Christian Science in “The joy of sects” article that appeared in The Economist. Sir, Your article “The joy of sects” (Feb 2nd, 2017), inaccurately states Christian Scientists “do not believe in conventional medicine”, perhaps suggesting to some readers that we are […]

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Mark Twain letter up for auction

Fine Books Magazine (USA) published as news release from a London, UK, auction house which included mention of a Mark Twain letter which was a highlight of an upcoming auction.  It quoted a derogatory statement that he made in the letter about Mary Baker Eddy.  The following response was unpublished, but elucidates the admiration that […]

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“Healing and higher power: a response to Dr Wendy Dossett”

This article was originally published on 26 January 2017 on The Religious Studies Project (RSP) website in response to a previous article about “Religion, Spirituality, and Addiction Recovery”. The RSP is “an international collaborative enterprise producing weekly podcasts with leading scholars on the social-scientific study of religion.” Healing and higher power: a response to Dr […]

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Response to ‘Bar Man’ article in Lynn News

This letter to the editors was written by the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, Leila Roaldsøy, and was published 6 January 2017 on the Lynn News website. Jeff Hoyle happily concludes his Bar Man article on December 16 with the words “Better to encourage people to succeed than condemn those that don’t.” […]

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