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The Christian Science Journal

How can we shore up ‘the promises of democracy’?

Globally, there’s a desire for a more just experience of democracy, equality, and freedom. In this chat, a Christian Science practitioner discusses how “a higher recognition that we are all ultimat...

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Christian Science Sentinel

To be a healer instead of a worrier: How I’m praying for world leaders

If you’re yearning to pray for leaders worldwide, says this author, you can start by praying to better understand that leaders—and all citizens—are created spiritually by a completely good creator....

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Christian Science Sentinel

How can I talk with people who have differing political viewpoints?

When a political conversation turns into a debate, how can you respond in a way that really helps? This writer got a surprising response when he asked himself that very question in the middle of a...

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Christian Science Sentinel

A Christly defense against evil

With democracy under siege around the globe, this author asks—and answers—this pressing question: “What is required to defend against the invasion of evil and to secure lasting freedom?”

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Christian Science Sentinel

Silence the inner cynic

“At its root,” explains this writer, “cynicism is a rejection of the Christ, God’s message of good to mankind.” But no one is doomed to be a cynic; we are each actually empowered by God to reject t...

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The Christian Science Journal

Rising above partisanship

When strong feelings about an elected official caught her off guard, this Christian Scientist dedicated herself to praying more conscientiously for members of both political parties.

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The Christian Science Journal

God is not a Republican, or a Democrat

God may not have a political affiliation, says this contributor, but “He is the one intelligent and impartial power to whom we can each go for guidance. Whatever our concerns about fair and democra...

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Christian Science Sentinel

A spiritual model to guide government

If you’re feeling discouraged by partisanship and ineffective government, Jesus’ teachings offer up a stable, progressive, and unified model for government in the spiritual concept of “the kingdom...

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Christian Science Sentinel

TOO YOUNG TO VOTE—BUT NOT TO PRAY

A Christian Science Sunday School student shares how news about an upcoming presidential election inspired her to pray.

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The Christian Science Journal

Gratitude and God's election

“What if our prayer in support of elections began with an acknowledgment that all candidates are under the government of God and responsive to His wisdom, inspiration, and direction?” asks this aut...