The Christian Science Monitor: November 25, 1908


Something In A Name

One decision regarding the newspaper Mrs. Eddy did not leave to her officials was the name. Many tried to convince her that it was a handicap and a mistake. After several failed attempts to change her mind, Irving Tomlinson wrote of the final decision Mrs. Eddy gave to her editor, Alexander Dodds. "Mrs. Eddy is firm, and her answer is 'God gave me this name and it remains' "

Above is the very first newspaper edition of The Christian Science Monitor.