Revisions of the Scientific Statement of Being

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QUESTION AND ANSWER AS GIVEN IN THE SCIENCE OF MAN (1876)

Ques. What is the scientific statement of being?

Ans. No Life, Substance, or Intelligence in matter. That all is mind and there is no matter. Spirit is immortal Truth; error is mortal, and belief has named it matter; Spirit is real and eternal; matter is unreal and mortal; Spirit is God; and man “the image and likeness of God;” hence, man is spiritual and not material.


3RD EDITION (1881) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Ques. What is the scientific statement of being?

Ans. There is no Life, substance, or intelligence in matter; all is Mind, there is no matter. Spirit is immortal Truth, matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal, matter the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


16TH EDITION (1886) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the scientific statement of being?

Answer. — There is no Life, Substance, or Intelligence in matter. All is Mind. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


50TH EDITION (1891) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the Scientific statement of Being?

Answer. — There is no life, substance, or intelligence in matter. All is Mind; there is no matter. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


81ST EDITION (1894) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the Scientific statement of Being?

Answer. — There is no life, truth, substance, or intelligence in matter. All is infinite Mind and its manifestation. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


111TH EDITION (1896) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the Scientific statement of Being?

Answer. — There is no life, truth, intelligence, or substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All in all. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


226TH EDITION (1902) OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the Scientific statement of Being?

Answer. — There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness; hence, man is spiritual and not material.


1907 EDITION OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Question. — What is the scientific statement of being?

Answer. — There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness. Therefore man is not material; he is spiritual. (Note: This 1907 version is the version found in current editions of Science and Health.)




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