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Published by The Abingdon press in New York, Cincinnati .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian Science

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Edition Notes

Statementby James M. Campbell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX6943 .C3
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23359429M
LC Control Number20021935

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Christian Science, religious denomination founded in the United States in by Mary Baker Eddy, author of the book that contains the definitive statement of its teaching, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (). It is widely known for its highly controversial practice of spiritual healing.   Christian Science teaches we can access the truth of God through prayer as a means of learning about God’s nature so we can begin to see things as He sees them. In prayer we are to do more than ask for a specific result; we are to ask for clarity of what is truly happening at the spiritual level and claim the good existing at this level. Mary Baker Eddy, who discovered and founded Christian Science, defined Christian Science as “the law of God, the law of good” (Rudimental Divine Science, p. 1).She’d learned that God is infinite Love, and completely good. A clear glimpse of this through prayer has . Christian Science - Christian Science - Beliefs and practices: Christian Science subscribes to the Christian belief in an omnipotent, purposeful God, accepts the authority (though not the inerrancy) of the Bible, and holds the Crucifixion and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ to be indispensable to the redemption of mankind. It departs from traditional Christianity in rejecting the deity (but.

What Christian Science Means And What We Can Learn From It. By zade Christian Science is based on the Bible, and is fully explained in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science. She discovered that Jesus’ promise “He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also” (John ) was not “supernatural, but supremely natural” (Science.   I had been taught that Christian Science was the “Revelation,” that Mrs. Eddy was the “Revelator,” and that we cannot know the Revelation unless we know the Revelator. And, of course, we have to know the Revelation in order to know God. What this ultimately meant was that the only way we could know God was by going through Mrs. Eddy. The great part is that kids actually learn, and receive a solid foundation for further study in high school. If you're into non-traditional learning, this is probably the oddest and most fun program we offer. Master Book Science Grades This isn't really a cohesive science curriculum.

And it says that the Holy Spirit is Divine Science which is best represented by Christian Science (S&H, ). The list can go on and, unfortunately, it does. To the Christian Scientist, God (the Father-Mother) is a Principle known as the Divine Mind. It has no personhood and no personality.   The scientific method applies ONLY to the physical universe that we can observe with our senses. Scripture tells us that there is a reality beyond this universe. This reality has not been observed by science but that does not mean it is any less real. It takes faith to interact with it. . Christian Science is a book by the American writer Mark Twain (–). The book is a collection of essays Twain wrote about Christian Science, beginning with an article that was published in Cosmopolitan in Although Twain was interested in mental healing and the ideas behind Christian Science, he was hostile towards its founder, Mary Baker Eddy (–).   Christian Science Practices. Spiritual Healing: Christian Science sets itself apart from other denominations by its emphasis on spiritual healing. Physical illness and sin are states of mind, correctable through properly applied prayer. While believers routinely refused medical care in the past, recently relaxed guidelines allow them to choose between prayer and conventional medical treatment.