Quick Guide to CS Terms

It is easy to forget not everyone is acquainted the terms and concepts, here is a quick overview of some of the main ones, with links for further research (most of the links are for Mother Church sanctioned websites).

In Christian Science (CS)

Christian Science Practitioner (CSP)

Christian Science Nurse (CSN) & CS Nursing Facilities

Journal Listed

Weekly Bible Lesson/Quarterly (“the Lesson”)

Scientific Statement of Being

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.

S&H p. 468:9

Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures

The Mother Church (aka: The Church, The Mothership)

Related to & About Principia College

Moral Reasoning:

Everyone who graduates from Principia college must take Moral Reasoning. It is usually done their sophomore year, and usually done by the Resident Councilor of the dorm they reside in. The Goals of the Moral Reasoning Seminar are as follows:

  • To explore the usefulness and limits of moral reasoning as one tool to serve decision-making as a Christian Scientist.
  • To deepen understanding of morality and sharpen ability to make moral choices
  • To contribute to the College’s fulfillment of Principia’s policies 6 and 12.
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