Religious Freedom

The Committee works with legislative bodies to protect the rights of individuals to rely on a non-medical, prayer-based approach to health and healing centred on the Bible and the life and teachings of Christ Jesus, as explained in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy and her other writings.

The Committee responds to legislative and regulatory developments accordingly.

Christian Scientists and respect for the rights of others

The following was posted on the Committee on Publication page on Christian Science.com in response to the imposition that Christian Scientists would impose their beliefs on others. Like people of many faiths, Christian Scientists take the Golden Rule as basic ethics. It guides our relations with society, and while we can’t claim to have been […]

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Love that lifts us up: A Christian Science perspective on Grenfell Tower

This article was originally published as the June 21 Christian Science Monitor “Christian Science perspective” feature. JUNE 21, 2017 —My church is in the London borough where a tower block housing many of the community’s poorest people went up in flames recently. It happened so quickly that dozens lost their lives. When I heard the breaking […]

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Unity in the face of terror

This article was originally published in the 9 July 2017 Christian Science Monitor Daily, Christian Science Perspective feature “Unity in the face of terror“. In a Spanish castle that was historically a point of contention between Christians and Muslims, contributor Robin Harragin Hussey found this quote attributed to the Quran: “Two religions, one God.” This […]

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