Some questions and answers about Christian Science

Probably at no time in history have people's lives been filled with more information about all kinds of subjects. Our age has been called an information age. And with the increase of computerized data bases, it's possible for a person to have access to a whole range of information that in earlier times was available only to research organizations with large staffs. Yet there are still questions, searching questions, that can be answered only "heart to heart"—questions about deep issues that touch our lives, our hopes, our thoughts about God.

In this continuing series, we share with readers answers to questions that have arisen in conversations, discussions, and correspondence about Christian Science.

Question: Mrs. Eddy's definition of death as "an illusion, the lie of life in matter ..." Science and Health, p. 584. seems absurd. How can you say death is an illusion?

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Release from pain
November 30, 1987

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