How do Scientologists celebrate the holiday season?

At this time of year, media often ask how Scientologists observe the holiday season. To answer that question, the Church of Scientology International provides the following:How do Scientologists celebrate the holiday season?Observances of the holidays are as diverse as Scientologists are.Because the Scientology religion is practiced in 165 countries and territories, Scientologists come from a wide variety of faiths and cultural traditions.But no matter what their background, … [Read more...]

An interesting article by By Michelle Kuehlhorn – Staff Writer for the North Eastern Illinois University IndependentIn 1952, Hubbard used the Dianetics framework and published a new set of teachings as Scientology, a religious philosophy. In 1953, Hubbard incorporated the Church of American Science, Church of Scientology, and Church of Spiritual Engineering in Camden, New Jersey. On February 18, 1954, Hubbard gave his blessing to his followers to set up the first local Church of Scientology i … [Read more...]

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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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