Although the Church of Scientology claims its beliefs are not incompatible with Christian faith, an evaluation of what Scientology teaches in the areas of God, man, the creation, salvation, and death proves this is not so. Scientology's teachings and practices are inconsistent with the beliefs of orthodox Christianity.
Scientology's cruel disconnection policy breaks up friendships, business relationships, and even families. This policy is one of the reasons that we consider Scientology to be a hate group. The destructive cult denies the policy exists, but there are countless testimonies to the contrary. Updated with a video that relates a father's story of how his relationship with his daughter is being held hostage by The Church of Scientology.
The E-meter is a 'religious artifact' that 'does nothing.' It is used by the Scientology cult to measure the 'mental state and change of state in individuals' during a process called 'auditing.' The machine and the process were dreamed up by L. Ron Hubbard, the fantasist who founded Scientology.
"Dead Agenting" is Scientology jargon for a policy instituted by L. Ron Hubbard, the cult's founder, in which Scientologists attempt to discredit critics. Reportedly a prime example of the practice will be seen ahead of the premiere of Alex Gibney's documentary, "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief."
L. Ron Hubbard was an American author. He is best known as the founder of the Church of Scientology. Scientologists do not 'worship' Hubbard, but they do hold him in high regard -- even though he has been exposed as a fantastist who lied about his life and accomplishments.
A highly acclaimed biography of L. Ron Hubbard, exposing both his lies and those of the church of Scientology about his live, will be reprinted soon. Throughout its history the Church of Scientology has not only failed to denounce and disavow Hubbard's fantasies, but has itself greatly contributed to the body of fiction surrounding its founder.
Applied Scholastics promotes the use of study techniques created by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology. Scientology refers to it as one of its 'social betterment' programs. Critics contend use of the material helps legitimize the controversial cult, and point out that the organization's claims can not be independently verified.
Americans Preserving Religious Liberty (APRL) was a Public Relations front group for the Church of Scientology.
'Inside Scientology' is another nail in the coffin of the most world's most insidious religious cults.
The ironically named Hubbard Academy of Personal Independence (HAPI) is the Church of Scientology's main base in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Multimedia research resources on the Church of Scientology
Recommended websites with research resources about the Church of Scientology, including its teachings and practices.
Annotated collection of books on Scientology
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World -- at drugfreeworld.org -- is an anti-drug organization with links to and funded by the Church of Scientology. It promotes Scientology's quackery.We suggest trusted alternative sources of information about drugs.
A catalog of articles that provide a good overall introduction to the Church of Scientology -- and that show the decline of the Scientology cult.