This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Sect. 4. If the Clerk of this Church shall receive a communication from the Pastor Emeritus which he does not fully understand, he ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Sect. 4. If the Clerk of this Church shall receive a communication from the Pastor Emeritus which he does not fully understand, he shall inform her of this fact before presenting it to the Church and obtain a clear understanding of the matter, --then act in accordance therewith. Interpreting Communications. Sect. 5. If at a meeting of this Church a doubt or disagreement shall arise among the members as to the signification of the communications of the Pastor Emeritus to them, before action is taken it shall be the duty of the Clerk to report to her the vexed question and to await her explanation thereof.' Reading and Attesting Letters. Sect. 6. When a letter or a message from the Pastor Emeritus is brought before a meeting of this Church, or she is referred to as authority for business, it shall be the duty of the Church to inquire if all of the letter has been read, and to require all of it to be read; also to have any authority supposed to come from her satisfactorily attested. Unauthorized Reports. Sect. 7. Members of this Church shall not report on authority an order from Mrs. Eddy that she has not sent, either to the Boards or to the executive bodies of this Church. The Pastor Emeritus is not to be consulted on cases of discipline, on the cases of candidates for admission to this Church, or on the cases of those on trial for dismissal from the Church. Private Communications. Sect. 8. A strictly private communication from the Pastor Emeritus to a member of her Church shall not be made public without her written consent. Unauthorized Legal Action. Sect. 9. A member of this Church shall not employ an attorney, nor take legal action on a case not provided for in its By-Laws--if said case relates to the person or to the property of Mary Baker...Read Less
Very Good. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. Reddish-brown leatherette with gilt stamping and lettering. Rubbing to the extremities and along the spine. A few pages have handwritten notes. Silk ribbon bookmark attached.
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