Credo: Susan Taylor

Reprinted from the Washington Examiner Susan Taylor was climbing mountains and teaching skiing in Jackson Hole, Wy., in 1969 when a friend gave her a book entitled "The Fundamentals of Thought." It was by L. Ron Hubbard, who founded the Church of Scientology just 16 years before. After reading the book and taking a scientologist communications course, Taylor became a staff member of her local church. Now she's the president of the Church of Scientology in D.C. and the national … [Read more...]

So where's the stained glass?

If you have only been exposed to Western Protestant religions, you won't see too much in a Church of Scientology that you recognize as "church-like." There is a little stained glass, but not much. There is no large hall where members gather, no hymnals and no pipe organ.There is a weekly service and people do attend, but it is not the centerpiece of religious practice.The practice of Scientology does not center around a deity. It has more in common with Buddhism, it is a path to … [Read more...]


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