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The Application of Effective and Ineffective Leadership Qualities by David Miscavige as the Head of Scientology
Introduction Ever since its inception, the practice of Scientology has been of great interest to many outside of it due to its unconventional customs. The Church of Scientology was founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1950 (Wood). Hubbard passed away in 1986, naming no clear successor (Howell). David Miscavige rose to the challeng...
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A Comparison of the New Religions of Christian Science, Scientology, Practicing Wicca's, and Mormons
Christian Science, Scientology, Pagan Witchcraft, and Mormonism Have you ever wondered what new religions are being invented everyday? Really, if you wanted to, you could start your own religion. These days, some of the newest religions are along the lines of Christian Science, Scientology, practicing Wicca’s, and Mormon...
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A History of the Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology was founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1953 in Camden, New Jersey. The church has been at the center of many controversies for many years. L. Ron Hubbard founded the church as the follow-up to his popular self-help book, “Dianetics.” The church grew exponentially in terms of membership over the years and...
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An Examination of the Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology Before my visit to The Church of Scientology, I did not know much about the religion, how they practiced, or what they believed. I did know that celebrities like Tom Cruise and Kristie Alley were Scientologist, but other than that the religion was a mystery to me. I was born and raised in a Cathol...
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An Examination of Scientology
Religious Site Visit Reporting Form The Church of Scientology I have always been very interested in learning and experiencing different religious practices. Throughout my life I have experienced a variety of religions through people I have met. When the opportunity arose for me to visit yet another religious si...
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The Life of L.Ron Hubbard and Foundation of Scientology in the 20th Century
Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This book f...
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An Analysis of Scientology as New Religion or Cult
English 150 Sean Roberts Dec. 13/99 Scientology New Age Religion or Bizarre Cult? 1. Many people have heard of the revolutionary new religious practice called Scientology. However, the majority of people who have heard of it, have little knowledge of the principles and practices behind the religion. In fact, there is...
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An Introduction to the Religion of Scientology
Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This book f...
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Understanding the New Religion of Scientology
Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This book f...
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The Genesis of Scientology by L. Ron Hubbard
Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in 1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind. This bo...
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An Overview of the Church of Scientology
Is there something to being human that cannot be explained through biology and psychology? And just how can mankind be saved through the actions of man? Perhaps the truth lies in the past, and how it affects the present. Not societal events, but personal experiences... Ranging to thousands of years ago. According to L. Ron...
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The Cult of Greed: The Self-Serving Motives of the Church of Scientology
Scientology describes itself as an "applied religious philosophy" addressing humankind's mental, spiritual, and physical well-being. Scientology shares some beliefs with many religions, the dual nature of humankind and the attainment of spiritual awareness and freedom through the application of Church philosophy;...
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An Introduction to the History of Scientology
Scientology
Scientology is a fairly new religion. Founded in the twentieth-century by a man
by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. He began his studies long ago and wrote a book in
1950 called Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He claimed that this
book was one of the first tools used to solve the problems of the mind....
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An Analysis of the Book, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought by L. Ron Hubbard
In L. Ron Hubbards book Scientology:The Fundamentals of Thought, he begins with a discussion about the vital statistics of scientology. One major idea to keep in mind is that scientology is an applied religious philosophy. The word scientology is taken from the Latin word scio (knowing in the fullest of the word) and th...
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An Analysis of the Church of Scientology as a Cult That Has Been Called a Religion
The Cult That Has Been Called a Religion The Church of Scientology has many deceitful practices that it portrays. It is a vicious and dangerous cult that masquerades as a religion. It practices a variety of mind-control techniques on people lured into its midst to gain control over their lives. The people that have believ...
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The Principles of Scientology, a Religious Sect
Scientology Scientology is a religion, which has a strong moral and ethical value that offers very workable guidelines for self-improvement of the lives of others. By doing this you are following the essence of scientology teaching: to go out and improve conditions to make this world a better place for all.(Scientology...
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An Analysis of the Church of Scientology Established in 1954
The Church of Scientology was established in 1954. Today its more than 3,000 churches, missions, related organizations, groups and activities span the globe and minister the religion to more than 8 million people in 100 countries in over 30 languages. The rapid emergence of the Scientology religion within the world's chang...
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The Literary Works of L. Ron Hubbard the Founder of Scientology
Scientology There have been many disputes over the past four decades or so on the religion of Scientology. Many people regard it as nothing more than a brainwashing cult (Weldon, 7). However, there are tens of thousands believers of Scientology that will disagree. This religion is the fastest growing religious movement o...
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An Analysis of the Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology has many deceitful practices that it portrays. It is a vicious and dangerous cult that masquerades as a religion. It practices a variety of mind-control techniques on people lured into its midst to gain control over their lives. The people that have believed the lies of the scientologists have give...
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The Characteristics of Scientology, a Cult
Scientology: The Cult That Has Been Called a Religion The Church of Scientology has many deceitful practices that it portrays. It is a vicious and dangerous cult that masquerades as a religion. It practices a variety of mind-control techniques on people lured into its midst to gain control over their lives. The peop...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Scientology
What is Scientology? Literally, 'scio' means the art or science of knowing in the fullest sense of the word, and 'logos' means 'the study of'. Therefore as a whole, the word 'scientology' means knowing how to know. Scientology is the only major religion to emerge in the 20th century. The religion emphasizes the specific ap...
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