The Manual of the Mother Church
Mary Baker Eddy

- MAN 44: -

 has written his literature shall be definitely
considered. His writings must show strict adherence
to the Golden Rule, or his literature shall
not be adjudged Christian Science. A departure
from the spirit or letter of this By-Law involves
schisms in our Church and the possible loss, for
a time, of Christian Science.


Obnoxious Books. Sect. 12. A member of
this Church shall not patronize a publishing
house or bookstore that has for sale obnoxious
books.


Per Capita Tax. Sect. 13. Every member
of The Mother Church shall pay annually a per
capita tax of not less than one dollar, which shall
be forwarded each year to the Church Treasurer.


Church Periodicals. Sect. 14. It shall be the
privilege and duty of every member, who can
afford it, to subscribe for the periodicals which
are the organs of this Church; and it shall be
the duty of the Directors to see that these periodicals
are ably edited and kept abreast of the
times.


Church Organizations Ample. Sect. 15.
Members of this Church shall not unite with
organizations which impede their progress in
Christian Science. God requires our whole heart

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