Within the church, the story of Scientology wins becomes the basis of the religious rhetoric of everyday life, and does much to deal with the often oppressive reality of a negative image in popular media, attacks on the church by government agencies, and the vicissitudes of life to which all religious groups are subject.

Study Questions:
     1.     Why are Hubbard's writings considered to be Scientology's sacred texts?
     2.     What is the relationship between society and Ultimate Truth? Why is this awareness a goal of Scientology?
     3.     How was the International Association of Scientologists developed? What purpose does it serve?
     4.     What is the “Bridge to Freedom”? Why is it popular among followers?

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