First: It does away with all material medicines, and recognizes the fact that, as mortal mind is the cause of
27all "the ills that flesh is heir to," the antidote for sickness, as well as for sin, may and must be found in mortal mind's opposite, — the divine Mind.
30Second: It is more effectual than drugs; curing where
1these fail, and leaving none of the harmful "after effects" of these in the system; thus proving that metaphysics
3is above physics.
Third: One who has been healed by Christian Sci- ence is not only healed of the disease, but is improved
6morally. The body is governed by mind; and mortal mind must be improved, before the body is renewed and harmonious, — since the physique is simply thought
Is spiritualism or mesmerism included in Christian Science?
12They are wholly apart from it. Christian Science is based on divine Principle; whereas spiritualism, so far as I understand it, is a mere speculative opinion and
15human belief. If the departed were to communicate with us, we should see them as they were before death, and have them with us; after death, they can no more
18come to those they have left, than we, in our present state of existence, can go to the departed or the adult can re- turn to his boyhood. We may pass on to their state
21of existence, but they cannot return to ours. Man is im-mortal, and there is not a moment when he ceases to exist. All that are called "communications from spirits,"
24lie within the realm of mortal thought on this present plane of existence, and are the antipodes of Christian Science; the immortal and mortal are as direct opposites as light
Who is the Founder of mental healing?
The author of "Science and Health with Key to the