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Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape - Jenna Miscavige Hill, Lisa Pulitzer
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
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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.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062248473 (0062248472)
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it
4.0 Beyond Belief
A few things I believe about Scientology: 1. L. Ron Hubbard was a con man and this was the ultimate con. He laughed all the way to the bank. 2. Dave Miscavige is an egomaniac and he beats his employees. 3. Dave's wife has been missing for over a decade, only heard from through a lawyer, and I...
Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
3.0 Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill
When I got to the 50% mark, it dawned on me that I was definitely reading this book due to the story unfolding and not for the writing quality. Much like Leah Remini's Troublemaker, the writing can come off as juvenile or amateurish due to Hill's sketchy educational background (best guess is she has...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it
4.5 Fascinating... and frightening
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...
reading4fun
reading4fun rated it
4.5 Leaving Church
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...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
3.0 Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
Very interesting and certainly underlined and detailed how horrible the Church was to grow up in, and the multitude of ways that it messed people up. For all that, I could have stood more about adjusting to being unchurched, and more examination of the thinking behind the policies. The "Harrowing Es...
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