Texts of the 429 hymns in the Christian Science Hymnal are presented in poetic format for easy reading and reference. The inspiring messages from these hymns bring healing, comfort, and joy. This volume is a helpful resource for First Readers and those who select and read hymns for church services. The Sterling Edition cover design uses photographs which are details from a stained glass window in the Original Mother Church edifice of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA. A first line index is included for your convenience.