In the Glasgow Herald, under the heading "Women's...

Glasgow Herald

In the Glasgow Herald, under the heading "Women's Topics," a statement was made which, no doubt quite unintentionally, gave a wrong impression of Christian Science. I would therefore ask you to give me space to explain the point. The writer says: "To say, with the Christian Scientists, that disease is an illusion is a misstatement of fact."

Christian Scientists do not accept mortal existence as "fact," and they do call disease an illusion, as this statement would imply. In her book "No and Yes" Mrs. Eddy has written (p. 4) : "Disease is more than imagination; it is a human error, a constituent part of what comprise the whole of mortal existence,—namely, material sensation and mental delusion."

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