Archive for September, 2008

A Chaplain’s Story

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

I was born a Christian Scientist in 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas. Both parents were attending regularly and had no other church receiving their devotion. Mom was raised a Lutheran, as would be expected since both her parents and stepfather were Danish, but she loved my dad enough to go to the church he wished (more…)

Sequel: Wes wouldn’t engage

Monday, September 1st, 2008

No dialogue for now. My Christian Scientist friend of many years, dubbed “Wes” in the preceding post about blindness to the Bible, has deflected my overture for a discussion of our differing beliefs. (more…)

Tragically deaf and blind

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Relying on a textbook they call the Key to the Scriptures and on six tenets that seem to uphold the Scriptures, many faithful Christian Scientists are unaware of how radically their religion reinterprets the Bible (more…)