Doorly, a long-time Christian Science practitioner, teacher and lecturer, resigned from the Church in 1929, but continued with an extensive series of talks and books.This published Statement proclaimed his loyalty to Eddy, and explained his two concerns: the increasing tendency to substitute belief and religious sentiment for exact spiritual understanding and demonstration; and a lax sense as to the ‘essentially democratic’ government of The Mother Church.View Annotation
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Despite the fact that in 1945 Doorly was forced to leave the Christian Science church organization—because his interpretation of the teachings of Christian Science differed from that of the authorities of the church at that time—he continued to teach and practice Christian Science based on his understanding of Mary Baker Eddy’s identification of seven synonymous terms for God.View Annotation