Jesus of Nazareth was the most scientific man that ever trod the globe.
Christian Science was discovered and founded by Mary Baker Eddy “to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” (Church Manual, p. 17)
The import of that mission statement is that the Christian healing Jesus demonstrated centuries ago is possible, even today.
Mary Baker Eddy was convinced that Jesus was speaking for all time when he said "He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do;" (John 14:12)
The many healings Eddy was able to perform after her discovery of the divine laws underlying Jesus' healings led her to document this healing method in her book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
Tenets of Christian Science
When asked if Christian Scientists had any religious creed, Mary Baker Eddy responded: "They have not, if by that term is meant doctrinal beliefs. The following is a brief exposition of the important points, or religious tenets, of Christian Science:
Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy