Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org—the church's... show more
Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea Org—the church's highest ministry, speaks of her "disconnection" from family outside of the organization, and tells the story of her ultimate escape.In this tell-all memoir, complete with family photographs from her time in the Church, Jenna Miscavige Hill, a prominent critic of Scientology who now helps others leave the organization, offers an insider's profile of the beliefs, rituals, and secrets of the religion that has captured the fascination of millions, including some of Hollywood's brightest stars such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta.
Publish date: February 5th 2013
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
I always thought Scientology was silly...but I also thought it was harmless. My way of thinking is you can believe whatever the hell you want so long as it makes you happy or a better person, and that you don't use those beliefs to harm others in any way. Then I saw the documentary, Going Clear, a...
BEYOND BELIEF "BEYOND BELIEF: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape" was a completely captivating and informative and told the story with compassion. The author Jenna MisCavige Hill is the niece of Scientology's Chairman of the Board or C.O.B. David MisCavige. The book revealed t...
This was recommended by a work colleague and, even though I’m not big on non-fiction, I decided to give it a go. Firstly, I’m glad I read the book because I now have a clearer view of Scientology and what it stands to achieve as a “religion”. It’s a huge shame that this form of systematic bullying i...
Pretty boring as it turns out- I'm just so easily duped into thinking that because something's secretive it must also be interesting. Really it's ust your typical brainwashing bs, but between it being free and my being sick in bed, I guess it wasn't a total waste of a few hours.
extraordinary book. this girl was put through a lot in her childhood but still found the strength to escape and have a family of her own. the fact that she stood up and the 'enough is enough' moments are my favourites.