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Here is a brief history of the religion and its interaction with the world the church of scientology says there are millions of members. A brief history of the church of scientology i'd like to start a religion that's where the money is - l ron hubbard to lloyd eshbach in 1949, . Scientology is one of the wealthiest and most powerful new religions to emerge in the past century to its detractors, l ron hubbard's. L ron hubbard who founded the church of scientology in 1954 credit: rex features what are the origins of scientology it claims to have. Background and origins by the middle of the next decade over a dozen churches of scientology existed in some five countries along with scores of.
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Remini, known for the hit sitcom “king of queens,” was a devout scientologist for 35 years before she left the church in 2013 she has been an. The historic founding church of scientology the original founding church of scientology of washington, dc, stands as a fully restored historic landmark at. Often described as a fringe religion, scientology has had a controversial history the internal revenue service, for example, did not approve the tax-exempt.