Christian Science demonstrates its value in the world by healing men of their diseases and sins; and this demonstration rests upon a profound and harmonizing philosophy which heals reason of its inner conflicts. Reason has the inherent three-fold capacity to know, to will, and to feel; but these elements in the human reason have from time immemorial been at strife, a strife which in its most painful aspects has shown itself in the old question of theodicy: How can a good God create a world so full of evil and sin, such as universal experience proves our world to be? From the earliest times men have looked up to the heavenly powers as beneficent, and recognized in them the source of all earthly blessings.
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