Posts tagged "l ron hubbard"
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Power of Source

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Power of Source

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club, is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.

Taking Scientology Seriously

An interview with Janet Reitman, author of Inside Scientology: The History of America’s Most Secretive Religion (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, July 2011) By Amy Levin
It was fifteen minutes of fantastic and totally outlandish claims, and yet each testimonial was presented in such a reasonable way that in spite of myself, I felt kind of hopeful. ~ Janet Reitman,...

Have You Ever Had Any Unkind Thoughts About L. Ron Hubbard?

01 March 2006 That’s a question asked in a “security check” that’s part of the “auditing” process at the heart of Scientology, the religion created half a century ago by Hubbard, a pulp sci-fi writer. Auditing, as described by Janet Reitman in “Inside Scientology,” a fine exploration of the faith in the latest issue of Rolling...