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mortal mind

noun, Christian Science.
1.
the illusion that mind and life arise from matter and are subject to death.
Compare mind (def 19).
Origin of mortal mind
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • mortal mind is the opposite of immortal mind, and sin the opposite of goodness.

    Unity of Good Mary Baker Eddy
  • God cannot be the all unless he is immortal and mortal mind at the same time.

    What is Christian Science? M. M. Mangasarian
  • Paleolithic man still died, because he did not have enough real knowledge in his mortal mind to keep him from missing the mark.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • For, if the mortal man is a mind at all, he assuredly is a mortal mind.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • This, however, did not shake the faith of Mrs. Eddy in the doctrine that sickness was an error of mortal mind.

  • It is, in brief, for Mrs. Eddy and her followers the creation of mortal mind.

  • The mortal body being but the objective state of the mortal mind, this mind must be renovated to improve the body.

  • mortal mind is apparently the source of all these illusions.

  • Pauls hunger and thirst, and stripes and shipwrecks, and perils and imprisonments were not the vain froth of a mortal mind.

    The Bible and Life Edwin Holt Hughes
  • Into mortal mind's material obliquity I gazed, and stood abashed.

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