An Arizona religious family in search of a nation that does not interfere in religion finds the Twilight Zone. The rehabilitation of the Swastika. And where to get an immersion course in “anti-Americanism and Islam.”
Tag: L. Ron Hubbard
Muslim author Reza Aslan misrepresents his scholarly credentials.
Sinead O’Connor’s unusual Gospel Music concert.
And the Scientology gang is unable to keep Leah Remini from thinking for herself
In today’s edition: the upcoming funeral of cult leader Sun Myung Moon, “one of the most preposterous egomaniacs of the post-war world.” Germany’s Federal Office of Criminal Investigation warms of impending attacks by Neo-Nazis. And Scientology front group Narconon does not want to release staff records.
Plus: ‘Death of God’ theologian Gabrial Vahanian dies. More…
A regional court in Moscow has upheld a lower court decision made in June 2011, declaring books published by the Church of Scientology to be extremist literature and banning publication or distribution of books from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.
The decision does not ban the controversial cult.
The St. Petersburg Times, which has a lengthy history of exposing the Church of Scientology to daylight reports about a controversial company operated on the management principles of the cult’s founder, L. Ron Hubbard
The ruling was the latest blow to the Church of Scientology, an organisation that some countries treat as a legitimate faith but that others consider a cult designed to trick members out of large sums of money.
More than 1,000 unreleased recordings of lectures by L. Ron Hubbard and reams of corresponding writings have been unveiled in the culmination of a 25-year project to locate, restore and transcribe lost pieces of the Scientology founder’s work.
Records show that the science fiction author made up many details of his own life.
With the flim-flam out of the way, there’s also room for the Samaritan (“the smallest sect in the world”), China’s whining about the Dalai Lama, and some religion/abortion issues.
If you look closely you’ll even see Walter Cronkite.
We’ll tell you where the Virgin Mary is, give you today’s religion number, and took a look at the books in your hotel room’s nightstand.
Scientologist constantly polish L. Ron Hubbard’s image (tarnished as it is by his debunked claims and blatant lies about his achievements) in what many consider to be a marketing ploy.
Among the latest targets: the Blackfeet Indians.