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"The curse causeless"

From the July 1996 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Do we have to consent to the theory that all the evils of the world are due to the sins of Adam and Eve, to their disobedience to God and the curse inflicted on them? No, we don't! If the Biblical allegory of Adam and Eve were a true account of creation, it would mean that all of us originated in dust, or matter, and we could not escape being in subjection to the so-called laws of the material world—sin, sickness, and ultimate death. Yet the Bible says, "As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.