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Matilda Reviews: Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill

Summary:

Jenna Miscavige Hill was raised to obey. As the niece of the Church of Scientology’s leader David Miscavige, she grew up at the center of this highly controversial and powerful organization.

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The Heart is a Lonely Haunter

Ben Blacker announces the show is coming to New York on May 10. Crap, I’m going to miss it. Sounds amazing, too.* Also, he discusses the… 446 more words

Thrilling Adventure Hour

Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape - Jenna Miscavige Hill

“Later on after the criminal charges against the Church were dropped, it was explained to Scientologists by my Uncle Dave that a conviction in this case would have endangered the Church’s tax exempt status, and thus its hold on the copyrights themselves, which would have been catastrophic to the Church.”

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BEYOND BELIEF: Rusty--A Duo with Declan in 1972: An Interview with Allan Mayes

This interview originally appeared in Beyond Belief #8 back in December 1996.

“I used to do a gig in Liverpool. Me and my partner used to play this “lonely-hearts club” ‘cause it was the worst gig you could possibly have. 8,467 more words

Elvis Costello

Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Corpse

This week’s Thrilling Adventure Hour is an episode of Beyond Belief.

Frank and Sadie Doyle, upper-crust mediums (media?) are drinking.  Of course.  Sadie has an emergency — she can’t find her beverage. 365 more words

Thrilling Adventure Hour

Why wouldn't we care for the sick without Christianity?

I was listening to Radio 4′s Beyond Belief yesterday episode “Are Institutions in Decline” and Rev Sam Wells makes a point to say that without the church there is no argument for caring for people that can’t be cured (at about 28:25). 211 more words