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The Christian Scientist

A scientific explorer in the spiritual domain.

The term Christian Scientist does not define a person as a member of a specific group, church, or ideology as we have it in common practice, nor does it define a scientist in the general sense who is also a Christian. Rather, it defines someone who pursues a scientific approach in exploring the underlying principles of Christ healing and their application to the healing of disease and other ills as Christ Jesus had routinely done 2000 years ago and had admonished his followers to do likewise.

In this broader sense the development of Christian Science predates the Christian era, and even the Greek Classical period that preceded it out of which the Christian era evolved.  By the same token, the term Christian Science does not define a specific religion, even though this is how the term is generally understood.

It should be noted that the unfolding of Christianity and the development of science are tightly interlinked.  Mary Baker Eddy,  the founder of the concept of Christian Science,  defines Christianity as "the outcome of the divine Principle of the Christ idea in Christian history." Of Christian Science, itself, she writes that it is that "which to-day and forever interprets this great example and the great Exemplar."*(Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: p.577)

Mary Baker Eddy's specific development of Christian Science ushered in a new period for Christianity, the period of scientific Christ healing in modern times.  The principles that she taught and practiced became widely understood and were utilized on an almost commercial platform by numerous Christian Scientists who had dedicated their life to the labour of Christian healing.  

Mary Baker Eddy wrote about her own involvement in the healing work. She wrote: "After my discovery of Christian Science, I healed consumption in its last stages, a case which the M.D.'s, by verdict of the stethoscope and the schools, declared incurable because the lungs were mostly consumed. I healed malignant diphtheria and carious bones that could be dented by the finger, saving the limbs when the surgeon's instruments were lying on the table ready for their amputation. I have healed at one visit a cancer that had eaten the flesh of the neck and exposed the jugular vein so that it stood out like a cord. I have physically restored sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, speech to the dumb, and have made the lame walk."*(Miscellany 105:7)

Still, these accomplishments are but milestones on a road that begun in distant ages with the development of scientific inquiry, a road that will continue to unfold and broaden.  In this context it should be recognized that  Christian Science is not an end product in itself as most religions are, but is fundamentally a science that will unfold by the nature of its infinite basis.  Indeed, Mary Baker Eddy, herself, has laid the groundwork for the new face of Christian Science that will be unfolding for evermore as the scientific perception of humanity deepens.

This new face of Christian Science has been extensively explored, as outlined by Mary Baker Eddy, herself.  The outcome of this exploration is presented in a nine volume research series with the title, Discovering Infinity, by the author of this web-site.  The series documents the result of almost fifteen years of searching and discovering. The books of this series are all presented on this web-site and are downloadable for off-line use.

Naturally, before any of the above can be sufficiently understood for it to be of any practical value, one needs to go back to the beginning and probe into the distant ages of humanity's universal history.  It is, here, where the trend of scientific and spiritual development begun, which soon became manifest in its application for healing on a spiritual platform.

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