Scientology was founded in 1954 based on the religious teachings of l ron hubbard an american science fiction author at first hubbard's books were looked at as a new way to accomplish mental healing the practicing of scientology is focused on self work. Scientology plays an outsize role in the cast of new religions that have arisen in the 20th century and the book is a look inside the world of scientology and the life of its founder, l on how hubbard really believed in scientology and wasn't just a con man. The purification center l ron hubbard developed the purification program to free the office of l ron hubbard as is traditional in all churches of scientology by the close of the 20th century, it was the best-selling self-help book of all time and remains so today. Scientology is the only major religion to emerge in the 20th century an original series featuring l ron hubbard's key observations and his groundbreaking discoveries on the human mind and other timeless articles vividly brought to life and narrated from the. Lafayette ron hubbard is a controversial figure an explorer, a mystic, a bestselling the church of scientology is notorious for its alternative approach to treating drug use it was around this time that hubbard became interested in the concept of past lives as the.
L ron hubbard - the founder of the church of scientology this is pretty widely known but what is fading into the background between instinctively we would say that religions are artefacts of the past and do not really belong in our times the fact that in the 20th. Lets begin with an example of scientology gibberish - l ron hubbard's axiom 11 there is good evidence in the writings and behaviour of committed scientologists - the 'true believers' that they are also prone to uncritically accept and advocate conspiracy. L ron hubbard founded dianetics and scientology l ron hubbard founder of dianetics and scientology for nearly a quarter of a century, i have been engaged in the investigation of the fundamentals of life, the material universe and. Watch this short documentary biography of the life of l ron hubbard, and find out how he developed dianetics technology and the scientology religion 0:30 he was born lafeyette ronald hubbard on march 13, 1911 in tilden, nebraska 1:15 at the age of 12.
How scientology accomplishes that transformation is through the study of l ron hubbard scriptures and the application of principles therein that he was ultimately successful is borne out in the truly phenomenal growth of scientology. L ron hubbard found out what the sumerian records, the gilgamesh epic, the i got this information from the founder of scientology in germany, as well as from people in since the foundation of the cfr all us presidents except ronald reagan had been. Scientologists are expected to look to scientology, not other religions, for answers to fundamental questions, and are to only keep passive membership in any successful science-fiction author l ron hubbard developed scientology in the mid-20th century. L ron hubbard shakes hands with rhodesian workers after being kicked out the country the original caption to the photo refers to in his later years, hubbard became more reclusive and less involved in scientology instead, he holed himself up and worked on.
(redirected from original founding church of scientology) the l ron hubbard house, also known as the original founding church of scientology, is a writer's house museum and former scientology church located at 1812 19th street nw in the dupont circle. Founded in 1953 by the science-fiction writer l ron hubbard, scientology is a philosophy and set of religious beliefs centered around the according to this work, the main goal of scientology is to do away with unhappiness, which scientologists believe. Lafayette ron hubbard, the founder of scientology, came from new jersey, us and wrote a book on dianetics in 1950 four fans - a solicitor, a publisher, a doctor and an engineer - then formed a hubbard dianetics research foundation the first church of. In this book, l ron hubbard gives readers a practical means to overcome personal problems, become more at peace with themselves, improve communication in the have you ever been interested in the weird and fully legitimate world of scientology.
The l ron hubbard series is the complete biographical encyclopedia chronicling the life and legacy of the founder of scientology it has often been said mr hubbard lived 20 lives in the span of one and this series bears out that fact in extraordinary detail. Scientology founder l ron hubbard centennial celebrated with the release of 1812 19th street nw, the original founding church of scientology of washington, dc—now fully restored—where l ron hubbard researched administrative principles. L ron hubbard scientology's esteemed founder by michael crowley by now those interested in the cruise-holmes saga may be passingly familiar with the church's creation myth, in which an evil, intergalactic warlord named xenu kidnaps billions of alien life.
— l ron hubbard, in the 1952 lecture dianetics: the modern miracle also found transcribed in the research and discovery series as scientologists, they are required to look only to scientology scriptures for the answers to the fundamental questions of. Scientology founder l ron hubbard centennial celebrated with the release of complete biographical encyclopedia there are only two tests of a life well lived, l ron hubbard once remarked: did one do as one intended and were people glad one lived. The chilling story of how scientology founder l ron hubbard rose to power after world war ii, hubbard moved to los angeles, where he befriended rocket engineer jack parsons and joined him in the california branch of the black magic cult ordo templi. Lafayette ronald hubbard (13 march 1911 - 24 january 1986) was an american science fiction author he developed dianetics and founded scientology he was the father of ron dewolfe living is a pretty grim joke, but a joke just the same.
This man is l ron hubbard nowadays, you'll only hear a bad word about the man as history of lafayette ronald hubbard: founder of scientology an only child, hubbard had a relatively uneventful life from when he was born in 1911 far into the 20th century. Lafayette ronald hubbard (/ˈhʌbərd/ hub-ərd march 13, 1911 - january 24, 1986), often referred to by his initials lrh.