“Author and founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy wrote and taught about the spiritual identity and the mental nature of disease in the 19th century. She proved that a Mind-based view of health and life leads to cures in both mind and body. Her book, Science and Health, points out some of the states of thought that might precipitate disease, such as hatred, envy, dishonesty, and fear.
If this is the case, that all conditions of health could be tied to our mental environment, are we responsible for making ourselves healthy? Rankin’s comment of needing to address the non-physical issues along with the physical suggests one must consider the effect of his thought.”