The Manual of the Mother Church
Mary Baker Eddy

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 CHURCH MEMBERSHIP


Article IV

QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP


Believe in Christian Science. Section 1.
To become a member of The Mother Church,
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston,
Mass., the applicant must be a believer in
the doctrines of Christian Science, according to
the platform and teaching contained in the Christian
Science textbook, SCIENCE AND HEALTH
WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES, by Rev. Mary
Baker Eddy. The BIBLE, together with SCIENCE
AND HEALTH and other works by Mrs. Eddy,
shall be his only textbooks for self-instruction
in Christian Science, and for teaching and practising
metaphysical healing.


Free from Other Denominations. Sect. 2.
This Church will receive a member of another
Church of Christ, Scientist, but not a church-member
from a different denomination until that
membership is dissolved.

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