scientology http://wamc.org en Best of 2013 - Non-Fiction - Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear" http://wamc.org/post/best-2013-non-fiction-lawrence-wrights-going-clear <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307700666/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0307700666&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0307700666" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> by Lawrence Wright, we learn about Scientology’s complicated cosmology and special language. We see the ways in which the church pursues celebrities, such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta, and how such stars are used to advance the church’s goals. And we meet the young idealists who have joined the Sea Org, the church’s clergy, signing up with a billion-year contract.</span></p><p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:05:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56950 at http://wamc.org Best of 2013 - Non-Fiction - Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear"