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The Apostate - The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

The Apostate
The New Yorker
The St. Petersburg Times exposé had inspired a fresh series of hostile reports on Scientology, which has long been portrayed in the media as a cult. ..... In the rhetoric of Scientology, “suppressive persons”—or S.P.s—block an individual's spiritual ...
'Going Clear': The Power of the New HBO DocumentaryWordandFilm.com

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The Apostate - The New Yorker

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ThinkProgress

The Apostate
The New Yorker
On August 19, 2009, Tommy Davis, the chief spokesperson for the Church of Scientology International, received a letter from the film director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. “For ten months now I have been writing to ask you to make a public statement ...
"HBO's Scientology Documentary Uses The Church's Own Tricks On Viewers"ThinkProgress
Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'NPR
The final nail in Scientology's coffin?The Week Magazine
The Economist (blog) -Vulture
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The Apostate - The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

The Apostate
The New Yorker
The St. Petersburg Times exposé had inspired a fresh series of hostile reports on Scientology, which has long been portrayed in the media as a cult. And, given that some well-known Scientologist actors were rumored to be ... In the past, Haggis had ...

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has the following upcoming events: - WFMD

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has the following upcoming events:
WFMD
Marvin Chapel's Thrift Shop has now opened. Stop by the Shop on Fridays and Saturdays between 10am and 2pm to check out these special offerings. The Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church Thrift Shop is located at 5101 Woodville Road, north of Rt.

Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather - Yahoo7 News

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Yahoo7 News

Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather
Yahoo7 News
Twelve died when residential areas were hit in a raid on a military base north of the capital, the officials told AFP. Strikes hit the rebel-held presidential ... The rebels have also clashed with Sunni tribes as they push south. At least 21 were ...

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Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather - dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)

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dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)

Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather
dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)
Twelve died when residential areas were hit in a raid on a military base north of the capital, the officials told AFP. Strikes hit the rebel-held presidential ... The rebels have also clashed with Sunni tribes as they push south. At least 21 were ...

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How one woman climbed her way out of Scientology's elite Sea Org - Washington Post

Google News - Scientology - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:53

How one woman climbed her way out of Scientology's elite Sea Org
Washington Post
The release Sunday of HBO's “Going Clear” documentary will bring attention to members and past members of Scientology and to questions about the movement's allure and controversies. Among those speaking out is Tracy Ekstrand, who joined the Church ...

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Hindus are seekers, not believers… Ghar Wapsi not in our ethos, says ... - Economic Times

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:51

Hindus are seekers, not believers… Ghar Wapsi not in our ethos, says ...
Economic Times
If a religious or community leader asks you to vote for a certain leader, there is no democracy. Wherever there is this en masse meeting, it is feudalism. Democracy is only when husband and wife in the same house vote for whomever he or she wants ...

"HBO's Scientology Documentary Uses The Church's Own Tricks On Viewers" - ThinkProgress

Google News - Scientology - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:45

ThinkProgress

"HBO's Scientology Documentary Uses The Church's Own Tricks On Viewers"
ThinkProgress
Scientologists use an “e-meter” to interpret electrical pulses through a person's body while an “auditor” asks probing personal questions. Believers claim that auditing sessions bring religious catharsis, but the sessions are allegedly used to build ...
Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'NPR
The final nail in Scientology's coffin?The Week Magazine
Scientology filmThe Economist (blog)
A.V. Club Denver/Boulder -Huffington Post
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Exodus: Is God's Redemption Universal? - Jewish Journal

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Jewish Journal

Exodus: Is God's Redemption Universal?
Jewish Journal
In shemot, the great victory over Egypt is followed by other victories, beginning with the victory over Amalek, later taken as synecdoche for all the enemies of Israel, and climaxing with a victory over the tribes of Canaan. The implication of this ...

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ISIS, the Crusades, and Obama's Islamic worldview - Communities Digital News

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Communities Digital News

ISIS, the Crusades, and Obama's Islamic worldview
Communities Digital News
Meanwhile, historians record that in the year 555 B.C., the king of Assyria conquered the kingdom of Israel, dispersing the Twelve Tribes. Israel comprised a much larger land area in exactly the same geographical location today. Apparently, Obama's ...

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Spiritual obedience means listening deeply to God - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

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Spiritual obedience means listening deeply to God
National Catholic Reporter (blog)
I'm speaking of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who on March 24, 1980, while he was celebrating Mass in a small chapel in San Salvador, the archbishop -- who had spoken out again and again for the poor and the oppressed, who had tried to overcome the ...

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Scientology film - The Economist (blog)

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The Economist (blog)

Scientology film
The Economist (blog)
His latest film, “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January and screens on HBO on March 29th, delves in similar fashion into the secrets of the Church of Scientology. It mainly ...
"HBO's Scientology Documentary Uses The Church's Own Tricks On Viewers"ThinkProgress
Anyone can be brainwashed by cults like ScientologyQuartz
How one woman climbed her way out of Scientology's elite Sea OrgWashington Post
NPR -Vulture
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Faith Notes: March 29 - News & Observer

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Faith Notes: March 29
News & Observer
Good Shepherd United Church of Christ will host a worship service at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5, a pancake breakfast at 8:30 a.m., an Easter bonnet contest at 9:30 a.m., an easter egg hunt and another worship service at 10:30 a.m. at 1050 NW Maynard ...

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Faith Notes: March 29 - News & Observer

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Faith Notes: March 29
News & Observer
Good Shepherd United Church of Christ will host a worship service at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5, a pancake breakfast at 8:30 a.m., an Easter bonnet contest at 9:30 a.m., an easter egg hunt and another worship service at 10:30 a.m. at 1050 NW Maynard ...

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21 killed as Yemen tribes fight Houthi militia in Lahj - Middle East Eye

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21 killed as Yemen tribes fight Houthi militia in Lahj
Middle East Eye
At least 39 civilians have been killed so far in the Saudi-led Operation Decisive Storm against the Houthis, officials at the rebel-controlled health ministry in the capital said. Twelve of the victims died when surrounding residential areas were hit ...
Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, lashes out at IranDigital Journal
NEWS GUIDE: The crisis in Yemen as president flees Aden homeLynchburg News and Advance

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Church Calendar and Holy Week Services - Canon City Daily Record

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Church Calendar and Holy Week Services
Canon City Daily Record
8:30 a.m. Worship Service will be in the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Chapel behind the gazebo at corner of 15th Street and Phelps Avenue. Parking is available in the back. Non-denominational and casual. Short service of singing and preaching. The public ...
Acton and Boxborough churches schedule Holy Week and Easter activitiesWicked Local Acton
On Faith: Duke Chapel to close for yearlong restorationNews & Observer

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Church Calendar and Holy Week Services - Canon City Daily Record

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:14

Church Calendar and Holy Week Services
Canon City Daily Record
8:30 a.m. Worship Service will be in the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Chapel behind the gazebo at corner of 15th Street and Phelps Avenue. Parking is available in the back. Non-denominational and casual. Short service of singing and preaching. The public ...

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Clock Full of Insects - Purdue Agricultural Communications

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Purdue Agricultural Communications

Clock Full of Insects
Purdue Agricultural Communications
Why 12 sections? Twelve certainly has unique mathematical properties, including being the smallest number with six divisors. The number 12 has been important throughout history for many reasons. In ancient times, 12 was the number of Biblical tribes of ...

Acton and Boxborough churches schedule Holy Week and Easter activities - Wicked Local Boxborough

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Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

Acton and Boxborough churches schedule Holy Week and Easter activities
Wicked Local Boxborough
After Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in the Parish Center Chapel until 11:40 p.m., when night prayer begins. Good Friday -- 9:15 a.m. April 3, morning prayer. Stations of the Cross, written by the teens of the Youth Choir will ...
On Faith: Duke Chapel to close for yearlong restorationNews & Observer

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