Category: medical

Disease does not have Magnitude

July 7, 2014 | 15 comments

One of the unique blessings Christian Science offers the spiritual thinker is the capacity to reason out from perfection rather than up to it. Common medical models do the opposite. They evaluate health from the evidence of matter, examine disease,

Putting a medical view into proper context

February 11, 2010 | 8 comments

It came pointedly to my attention this week how a medical view can sometimes not see spiritual healing happening right under its nose. I was reviewing a major healing that happened in my practice years ago. It involved a pregnant

What about Christian Science and doctors?

September 4, 2009 | 13 comments

Christian Scientists are characterized in many different ways in the public mind, some positive, and some very negative. One of the more pernicious, and unhelpful characterizations, is a common assertion that “Christian Scientists are those people who don’t go to

Do doctors know everything?

June 25, 2009 | 5 comments

While flipping through a newspaper this week, I glanced through an ad for losing weight written by a clinic of doctors who specialized in treating obesity. Half-way through the text I stopped reading, a bit dazed by one of their

The preponderance of medical thought

November 14, 2008 | 8 comments

Yesterday, I received a glossy, professionally produced booklet in the mail from one of three hospitals in my community. No expense was spared in the production of this brochure. As I glanced through the stories and figures included, I was