Do Christian Scientists have church services?
Sunday services are held throughout the year and weekly testimony meetings are held on Wednesday evenings, where following brief readings from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, those in attendance are invited to give testimonies of healing brought about through Christian Science prayer.
Is Christian Science the same as Christianity?
Eddy’s rejection of the divine creation of matter most clearly differentiates Christian Science from traditional Christianity, in which God’s creation of the world and the incarnation of Jesus are core beliefs.
Do Christian Scientists believe in medicine?
Christian Scientists generally forgo most kinds of medical treatment because they choose to rely solely on Christian Science treatment, both for themselves and for their children. (See “Treatment of children,” above.)
What religion does not believe in doctors?
D. Jehovah’s Witnesses refuse blood transfusion. Christian Scientists refuse most medical treatment. Instead they rely on the healing prayers of Christian Scientist Practitioners.
What is the mother religion of Christianity?
The Mother Church of Christianity is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the traditional site of the most important events in the religion. Within are the holiest spots of Christianity, chiefly, the place of Jesus’ crucifixion, death, burial, and resurrection.
Which religion does not believe in medicine?
The Jehovah’s Witnesses are not faith healers. They do not claim that God will heal them without transfusions. In some publications they embrace martyrdom praising children and families who go to their death rather than accept transfusions (Watchtower 1990, p. 6 and Watchtower 1994).
What religion does not go to doctors?
Jehovah’s Witnesses “This is a religious issue rather than a personal one,” explains JW.org, the official website for the religion.