Lance Matteson

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Lance Matteson, originally from Colorado, was raised mostly in the Seattle area, where he practiced law and now lives. He has degrees from Harvard (AB) and Willamette (JD) and worked many years in community and economic development in West Africa, the Middle East, and Northeastern US. He now serves his church as the Christian Science Committee on Publication for the State of Washington.

Sacred Texts: The Scriptural Basis of Christian Science

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The Holy Bible is the sacred and central text of Christian Science. The religion’s founder, Mary Baker Eddy, left no doubt on this point. She wrote in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," her denominational textbook, “The Scriptures are very sacred. Our aim must be to have them understood spiritually, for only by this understanding can truth be gained." The writings of Eddy are also studied as an aid to understanding the Bible.

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