3I never knew a person who knowingly indulged evil, to be grateful; to understand me, or himself. He must first see himself and the hallucination of sin; then he
6must repent, and love good in order to understand God. The sinner and the sin are the twain that are one flesh, — but which God hath not joined together.
CHAPTER IV — ADDRESSES
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE IN TREMONT TEMPLE
FROM the platform of the Monday lectureship in
3Tremont Temple, on Monday, March 16, 1885, as will be seen by what follows, Reverend Mary Baker G. Eddy was presented to Mr. Cook's audience, and allowed
6ten minutes in which to reply to his public letter con- demning her doctrines; which reply was taken in full by a shorthand reporter who was present, and is transcribed
Mrs. Eddy responding, said: —
As the time so kindly allotted me is insufficient for
12even a synopsis of Christian Science, I shall confine my- self to questions and answers.
Am I a spiritualist?
15I am not, and never was. I understand the impossi- bility of intercommunion between the so-called dead and living. There have always attended my life phenomena
18of an uncommon order, which spiritualists have mis- called mediumship; but I clearly understand that no human agencies were employed, — that the divine Mind
21reveals itself to humanity through spiritual law. And to such as are "waiting for the adoption, to wit, the re- demption of our body," Christian Science reveals the in-
1finitude of divinity and the way of man's salvation from sickness and death, as wrought out by Jesus, who robbed