“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” review (3.5/5)

LRH ~ Donald Trump!?
Rural white working class America ~ Church of Scientology

Compare with the movie “The Master” – check out the unforgettable & hyper-real Philip Seymour Hoffman!

Check out the New Yorker article on Paul Haggis Vs. Church of Scientology

John Travolta & Tom Cruise – isn’t it better to be real-life heroes than reel-life celebrities?

Compare with my relationship with the Christian church
What are the cultic qualities of the Spiritual Formation Group that I lead?

Cults & apostates – “To believe is human, to doubt divine”, “The fidelity of betrayal” – Peter Rollins

Look also at my previous blog post on price of certainty…

Check out the double meaning of the title!

Pay special attention to the special terminology and compare with the Christian theological/ecclesiastical glossary

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This is a collection of my journal entries, & anything that catches my attention... So, no full articles, just "glimpses" - sparks to light your FIRE! For original contributions, refer the category Journal. DISCLAIMER: Not everything I post is mine (including opinions & experiences) _____________________________________________________________________________ Immanuel Joseph (Male; Born - 11.08.1979, Madurai) Chennai, India What am I doing?? Actually, nothing much! But I am a self-employed, part-time, freelance spiritual worker. What that means exactly, I myself don't know...... I don't have a job. But I have a main hobby. Lay, maverick, eccentric Christian thinker & spiritual friend (MBTI - Insightful Facilitator) - passionately seeking to better experience, understand & enjoy life! Reclusive & contemplative autodidact. Controversial conversationalist Married to Salome Divya _____________________________________________________________________________ My LinkedIn Profile: http://in.linkedin.com/pub/immanuel-joseph/37/82/824/ My Ministry: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_I6S6xhYBtcZThlQXd0TFZBU0k/edit?usp=docslist_api My Testimony: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_I6S6xhYBtcX25mUHVrcm5jeTQ/edit?usp=docslist_api Twitter Email/Google Plus jimmanueljoseph@gmail.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jimmanueljoseph YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/jimmanueljoseph Cell Phone/WhatsApp +919840227977 My Framework for Spiritual Formation Groups Resources for Spiritual Formation Group

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