24position that matter is intelligent, or can recognize or express pain and pleasure. His triumph over the grave was an everlasting victory for Life; it demonstrated the
27lifelessness of matter, and the power and permanence of Spirit. He met and conquered the resistance of the world.
30If you will admit, with me, that matter is neither substance, intelligence, nor Life, you may have all that
1is left of it; and you will have touched the hem of the garment of Jesus' idea of matter. Christ was "the way; "
3since Life and Truth were the way that gave us, through a human person, a spiritual revelation of man's possible earthly development.
6Why do you insist that there is but one Soul, and that Soul is not in the body?
First: I urge this fundamental fact and grand verity
9of Christian Science, because it includes a rule that must be understood, or it is impossible to demonstrate the Sci- ence. Soul is a synonym of Spirit, and God is Spirit.
12There is but one God, and the infinite is not within the finite; hence Soul is one, and is God; and God is not in matter or the mortal body.
15Second: Because Soul is a term for Deity, and this term should seldom be employed except where the word God can be used and make complete sense. The word
18Soul may sometimes be used metaphorically; but if this term is warped to signify human quality, a substitution of sense for soul clears the meaning, and assists one to
21understand Christian Science. Mary's exclamation, "My soul doth magnify the Lord," is rendered in Sci- ence, "My spiritual sense doth magnify the Lord;"
24for the name of Deity used in that place does not bring out the meaning of the passage. It was evidently an illuminated sense through which she discovered the
27spiritual origin of man. "The soul that sinneth, it shall die," means, that mortal man (alias material sense) that sinneth, shall die; and the commonly accepted view is