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Woman-Eve or immortal daughter of God?

From the October 1981 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Mrs., Miss, Ms., how do you see yourself? As a physically and mentally changeable mortal, with an organic structure given to weariness, discomfort, and signs of aging? This is not how God sees. But if that description seems familiar to you, take heart. Your suffering indicates a false view of woman, presented by material sense. The Christ reveals the spiritual sense, the true sense.

Scripture describes the antecedent of this mortal in the story of Eve.See Gen. 2-4.The account is an allegory. Eve is a suppositional counterfeit of immortal womanhood, a fictional character illustrating the mesmeric belief in finiteness and in a material origin for humanity.

The reality is that God, Spirit, created man, male and female, in His image. God is All. There is no other Mind, power, or presence to alter the infinite perfection of His children. The true woman is not any Eve. Mrs. Eddy states: "There is but one creator and one creation. This creation consists of the unfolding of spiritual ideas and their identities, which are embraced in the infinite Mind and forever reflected. These ideas range from the infinitesimal to infinity, and the highest ideas are the sons and daughters of God." Science and Health, pp. 502-503.

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