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CHAPTER - Recapitulation
@ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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Question 1. - What is God?
- Adam: Error -

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Question 2. - Are these terms synonymous?
- Adam: A falsity -

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Question 3. - Is there more than one God or Principle?
- Adam: The belief in "original sin," sickness, and death -

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Real versus unreal
@ Question 4. - What are spirits and souls?
- Adam: Evil -
@ Mankind redeemed

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Two chief commands
@ Question 5. - What are the demands of the Science of Soul?
- Adam: The opposite of good,--of God and His creation. -
@ Soul not confined in body

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Question 6. - What is the scientific statement of being?
- Adam: A curse -

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Spiritual synonyms
@ Question 7. - What is substance?
- Adam: A belief in intelligent matter, finiteness, and mortality. -

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Eternity of Life
@ Question 8. - What is Life?
- Adam: "Dust to dust" -

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Question 9. - What is intelligence?
- Adam: Red sandstone -

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True sense of infinitude
@ Question 10. - What is Mind?
- Adam: Nothingness -
@ The sole governor
@ The divine standard of perfection
@ Indestructible relationship
@ Celestial evidence

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The test of experience
@ Question 11. - Are doctrines and creeds a benefit to man?
- Adam: The first god of mythology -
@ God's law destroys evil

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Evanescent materiality
@ Question 12. - What is error?
- Adam: Not God's man, who represents the one God and is His own image and likeness -

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Unrealities that seem real
@ Question 13. - Is there no sin?
- Adam: The opposite of Spirit and His creations -
@ Christ the ideal Truth
@ Jesus not God
@ Jesus not understood
@ Miracles rejected
@ Divine fulfilment
@ Truth destroys falsity

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Fleshly factors unreal
@ Question 14. - What is man?
- Adam: That which is not the image and likeness of good, but a material belief, opposed to the one Mind, or Spirit -
@ Man unfallen
@ Mortals are not immortals
@ Imperishable identity
@ The kingdom within
@ Material body never God's idea

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Reflection of Spirit
@ Question 15. - What are body and Soul?
- Adam: A co-called finite mind, producing other minds, thus making "gods many and lords many" -
@ Man inseperable from Spirit
@ A vacant domicile

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Harmonious functions
@ Question 16. - Does brain think, and do nerves feel, and is there intelligence in matter?
- Adam: A product of nothing as the mimicry of something -
@ Immortal birthright
@ Matter's supposed selfhood
@ Chaos and darkness
@ Spiritual reflection
@ Harmony from Spirit
@ Evil nonexistent
@ Vapor and nothingness
@ The fruit forbidden
@ Sense and pure Soul
@ Soul defined

@ Sonship of Jesus
@ Question 17. - Is it important to understand these explanations in order to heal the sick? 
- Adam: An unreality as opposed to the great reality of spiritual existence and creation -
@ Sickness erroneous
@ Terms adopted by the author
@ Science the way

@ Mindless methods
@ Question 18. - Does Christian Science, or metaphysical healing, include medication, material hygiene, mesmerism, hypnotism, theosophy, or spiritualism?
- Adam: A so-called man, whose origin, substance, and mind are found to be the antipode of God, or Spirit -

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Error only ephemeral
@ Question 19. - Is materiality the concomitant of spirituality, and is material sense a necessary preliminary to the understanding and expression of Spirit?
- Adam: An inverted image of Spirit -
@ Scientific translations
@ Material beliefs
@ Sense ^versus^ Soul
@ Death an error
@ Permanent sensibility
@ Exercise of Mind faculties

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Understanding versus belief
@ Question 20. - You speak of belief. Who or what is it that believes?
- Adam: The image and likeness of what God has not created, namely, matter, sin, sickness, and death -
- Adam: The opposer of Truth, termed error -
@ Confirmation by healing
@ Belief and firm trust

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All faculties from Mind
@ Question 21. - Do the five corporeal senses constitute man?
- Adam: Life's counterfeit, which ultimates in death -
@ Possibilities of Life
@ Decalogue disregarded
@ Organic construction valueless
@ Will-power an animal propensity
@ Theories helpless
@ True nature and origin
@ Sleep an illusion
@ Material man as a dream
@ Spiritual existence the one fact
@ Scientific ultimatum
@ Victory for Truth

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Mental preparation
@ Question 22. - Will you explain sickness and show how it is to be healed?
- Adam: The opposite of Love, called hate -
- Adam: The userper of Spirit's creation, called self-creative matter -
@ Mind destroys all ills
@ Inexhaustible divine Love
@ Reason and Science
@ Destruction of all evil
@ Steadfast and calm trust

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Rudiments of growth
@ Question 23. - How can I progress most rapidly in the understanding of Christian Science?
- Adam: Immortality's opposite, mortality -
@ Triumph over death

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- Tenets -
@ Question 24. - Have Christian Scientists any religious creed?
- Adam: That of which wisdom saith, "Thou shalt surely die." -

Note: The references to Adam are not in the original text.  However, there are 26 topics covered in Recapitulation and there exist 26 elements in the first definition of Adam in the Glossary which match the topics of the Recapitulation questions. If you find the correlation unimportant, please ignore the references on this page to the name of Adam.


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