Former King of Queens star Leah Remini is one of Scientology’s most famous defectors. On the TV show 20/20, she explained what drove her to give up the only religion she’s known since she was 5.
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(RNS) Reba Riley, a “former Evangelical Poster Child,” describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity in a millennial memoir of spiritual exploration.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (RNS) Will HBO’s scathing documentary of Scientology, which airs March 29, prompt the secretive, litigious church to change? Don’t bet on it.
(RNS) The film is reportedly based on the book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright.
(RNS) The problem confronting many Wikipedia editors is that religion elicits passion — and often, more than a little vitriol as believers and critics spar over facts, sources and context.
(RNS) Jesus, Paul, food, charity, and prayer were just some of the areas examined in this year’s crop of books under the broad heading of religion. Here’s our list of the year’s most interesting religion books, numbered but not ranked.
(RNS) Actress Leah Remini, who recently left the Church of Scientology, filed a missing person’s report with the Los Angeles Police Department for Scientology leader David Miscavige’s wife, Shelly Miscavige.
(RNS) Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Lawrence Wright talks to Religion News Service about his new book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief.”
BEND, Ore. (RNS) State labor officials have ordered a dentist to pay nearly $348,000 to settle allegations that he threatened to fire a dental assistant unless she attended a Scientology-related training session. By Molly Young.