Science and health, with key to the Scriptures

Science and health, with key to the Scriptures

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by Mary Baker Eddy
     
 

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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2940020953413
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Boston, A. V. Stewart
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CHAPTER V. SCIENCE OF BEING. That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of Life, — that which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son, Jesus Christ. John, First Epistle. Here I stand. I can do no otherwise; so help me GodI AmenI Martik Luther. IN the material world thought has brought to light, with great rapidity, many useful wonders. With like rapidity have thought's swift pinions been rising Materialistic towards the realm of the real, to the spiritual challenge. cause of those lower things which give impulse to inquiry. Belief in a material basis, from which may be deduced all rationality, is yielding slowly to the idea of a metaphysical basis, looking away from matter to Mind, as the cause of every effect. Materialistic hypotheses challenge metaphysics to meet in final combat. In this revolutionary period, like the shepherd-boy with his sling, woman goes forth to battle with Goliath. Popular metaphysical systems afford, in this final struggle for supremacy, no substantial aid to true metaphysics; because their arguments are partly based on the testimony of the material senses, as well as on pne. the facts of Mind. These systems are, one m"ium. and all, pantheistic, and savor of Pandemonium, a house divided against itself. From first to last the supposed union of Mind and matter, the mingling of Good and evil, have resulted from the philosophy of the serpent. Jesus' demonstrations sift the chaff from the wheat, and unfold the unity and the reality ofGood, and the unreality, the nothing ness, of evil. Human philosophy has made God m...

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