As the purpose of the teachings of Christian Science is...

Muswell Hill Record

As the purpose of the teachings of Christian Science is to bring to human apprehension an understanding of the infinitude of God, good, they cannot be approached in the way described by your correspondent in her letter in a recent issue. It is very evident that she has failed to understand the teachings of Christian Science in regard to sin. On page 318 of "Miscellaneous Writings" Mrs. Eddy writes: "Two points of danger beset mankind — namely, making sin seem either too large or too little; if too large, we are in the darkness of all the ages, wherein the true sense of the unity of good and the unreality of evil is lost." The teachings of Christian Science are those of Christ Jesus, who defined sin as a lie. Christian Scientists do not indulge sin or ignore it. On the contrary, they detect and destroy it on the basis of its unreality.

I would add that Christian Scientists do not agree with the teachings of spiritualism.

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