Understanding World Religions and Beliefs: Understanding Scientology, 1st Edition

  • Cynthia Kennedy Henzel
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153215318X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153181
  • DDC: 299.936
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book covers one of the world’s newest religions. Scientology, founded in the 1950s by L. Ron Hubbard, has become a controversial faith. Followers believe its philosophies can change the world for the better. Critics point to the religion’s legal troubles and alleged misdeeds. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Going Clear.
2: L. Ron Hubbard and Dianetics.
3: From Science to Religion.
4: Growth and Expansion.
5: Afloat.
6: Landfall.
7: Restructuring the Church.
8: Celebrities and Controversies.
9: The Future of Scientology.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.