That your readers may not be misled to think that Christian Science...

Topeka State Journal

That your readers may not be misled to think that Christian Science and spiritualism are akin to each other, kindly grant me space to say that there is no possible blending or mixing the teachings of Christian Science with spiritualism. They no more unite, either in theory or in practice, than oil and water or frost and fire. I would not attempt to say that the critic writing in a recent issue of your paper did not have a dream; but what he is reported as saying, and what Mrs. Eddy teaches upon this subject, are as opposite as the two poles. Mrs. Eddy makes this fact unmistakably clear in the chapter, Christian Science versus Spiritualism, in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." On page 71 of this same book she writes, "When the Science of Mind is understood, spiritualism will be found mainly erroneous, having no scientific basis nor origin, no proof nor power outside of human testimony." Then again in "No and Yes," one of her other writings, she says on page 14, "If a spiritualist medium understood the Science of Mind-healing, he would know that between those who have and those who have not passed the transition called death, there can be no interchange of consciousness, and that all sensible phenomena are merely subjective states of mortal mind."

Through the spiritual understanding of God and His creation it is clearly perceived that all revelation from God to man must be expressed in consciousness, as that which is unconscious could not take cognizance of nor receive the impartation.

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