The Christian Science textbook, large type edition, by Rolf A. F. Witzsche

Science and Health with Key the Scriptures,
 by Mary Baker Eddy

Christian Science crown by Mary Baker Eddy
sublime science

Chapter 14 - - Recapitulation 


 Question 12. - What is error?



Adam: Not God's man, who represents the one God and is His own image and likeness.

Lesson topic: MATTER

Answer. -

(Evanescent materiality)

Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which seemeth to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity-namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.

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