What does Scientology mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scientology, Church of Scientology(noun)

    a new religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1955 and characterized by a belief in the power of a person's spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences through self-knowledge and spiritual fulfillment

Wiktionary

  1. Scientology(Noun)

    A belief system with certain religious aspects, developed in 1952, focused on the teachings of .

  2. Origin: From the stem scientia, from scio + -logy.

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  1. Scientology

    Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by L. Ron Hubbard, starting in 1952, as a successor to his earlier self-help system, Dianetics. Hubbard characterized Scientology as a religion, and in 1953 incorporated the Church of Scientology in Camden, New Jersey. Scientology teaches that people are immortal beings who have forgotten their true nature. Its method of spiritual rehabilitation is a type of counselling known as auditing, in which practitioners aim to consciously re-experience painful or traumatic events in their past in order to free themselves of their limiting effects. Study materials and auditing courses are made available to members in return for specified donations. Scientology is legally recognized as a tax-exempt religion in the United States, Italy, South Africa, Australia, Sweden, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain; the Church of Scientology emphasizes this as proof that it is a bona fide religion. In other countries, notably Canada, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, Scientology does not have comparable religious status although Churches are allowed. A large number of organizations overseeing the application of Scientology have been established, the most notable of these being the Church of Scientology. Scientology sponsors a variety of social-service programs. These include the Narconon anti-drug program, the Criminon prison rehabilitation program, the Study Tech education methodology, the Volunteer Ministers, the World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, and a set of moral guidelines expressed in a booklet called The Way to Happiness.

Editors Contribution

  1. scientology

    Is a form of religion based a belief system and practices.

    Scientology was created in 1954 by American science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard (1911–86)

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on May 22, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientology in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scientology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Scientology in a Sentence

  1. Mike Rinder:

    Kelly is a much more dedicated Scientologist than John, scientology dictates every choice in life and informs every decision a Scientologist makes.

  2. Scientologist John Travolta:

    I've been so happy with my (Scientology) experience in the last 40 years that I really don't have anything to say that would shed light on (a documentary) so decidedly negative.

  3. Joseph Villa:

    Now, I feel like there’s nothing I can’t tackle, scientology gave me tools to survive, tools to create, and that’s what I feel like -- a creative person who is full of power and there is no stopping me.

  4. David Bromley:

    You move up the bridge to freedom by working toward being an 'Operating Thetan,' which at the highest level transcends material law, you occasionally come across people in Scientology who say they can change the material world with their mind.

  5. John Travolta:

    I've been brought through storms that were insurmountable, and [Scientology has] been so beautiful for me, that I can't even imagine attacking it, so, why would I even approach a negative perspective? That would be a crime to me, personally, to do that.

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