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I am very glad that part of my...

[Arthur E. F. Court, Committee on Publication for the North Island, New Zealand, in the Methodist Times, Christchurch]

I am very glad that part of my explanation of the teachings of Christian Science, as published in a recent issue, meets with your correspondent's approval.

His story of the hospital nurse only adds weight to my point. If "what has been created by God" is not accepted as a standard of reality, how is he going to discriminate between what is real and what is imaginary? Certainly the blue reptiles seemed actual enough to the victim of delirium tremens; although, of course, to the nurse they were imaginary. Who will say that mankind, generally, does not, in a similar way, see as real that which, viewed in the light of the perfection of God and His universe, is wholly illusory? On page 494 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" Mrs. Eddy says: "Reason, rightly directed, serves to correct the errors of corporeal sense; but sin, sickness, and death will seem real (even as the experiences of the sleeping dream seem real) until the Science of man's eternal harmony breaks their illusion with the unbroken reality of scientific being."

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