Scientology offering “Hubbard study tech” to low-income Christian churches

CNN reports that the Church of Scientology is partnering with Christian churches in low-income areas to offer free tutoring (and indoctrination in L. Ron Hubbard’s “study technology”). This is actually not a new development–Scientology has long partnered with a number of pastors of Baptist churches to promote its “Applied Scholastics” program, such as Rev. Alfreddie Johnson and the Rev. Fred Shaw.

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    Battling Scientology: Anonymous’s Gregg Housh

    In a world wracked with uncertainty, there is at least one thing you can bet on: pick a fight with the Church of Scientology (CoS), and its leaders will fight back — always with vigor, often with a vengeance, and sometimes with litigation that can be long and costly.

    The idea of locking legal horns with the CoS might be enough to cool the ardor of some critics. But that is not Gregg Housh’s style. Housh, an Internet activist and provocateur, is not an easy guy to characterize. A member of a group that calls itself “Anonymous,” Housh is pitted in what appears to be an escalating rift with the CoS. Core constitutional issues such as freedom of speech and freedom of religion are central to the dispute.

    Read the rest at http://thephoenix.com/Boston/News/69998-Battling-Scientology/


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