By Lisa Pulitzer, Jenna Miscavige Hill
Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology chief David Miscavige, used to be raised as a Scientologist yet left the arguable faith in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she stocks her real tale of lifestyles contained in the top ranks of the sect, information her studies as a member Sea Org—the church's maximum ministry, speaks of her "disconnection" from relations outdoors of the association, and tells the tale of her final escape.
during this tell-all memoir, whole with family members photos from her time within the Church, Jenna Miscavige Hill, a renowned critic of Scientology who now is helping others depart the association, deals an insider's profile of the ideals, rituals, and secrets and techniques of the faith that has captured the fascination of thousands, together with a few of Hollywood's brightest stars akin to Tom Cruise and John Travolta.
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These healing oracles were consulted by individuals with various types of illness, who typically underwent the process of incubation or sleeping in a temple of Asklepios. Athletic contests or games held regularly after the middle of the fifth century BCE, the major games included the Olympian (held every four years in August or September), Pythian (held every four years on the third year of the Olympiad in late August in honor of Apollo of Delphi), Nemean (held every second and fourth year in each Olympiad), and Isthmian (held near Corinth in honor of Poseidon on alternate years in April or May).
Jewish religious and cultural identity (2 Macc. 2:21; 8:1; 14:38), which was thought by Jews to be threatened by both and . The related term (“Hellenist”) occurs in Acts 6:1 (cf. 9:29; 11:20), where the terms “Hellenists” and “Hebrews” are used antithetically, apparently referring to Greek-speaking Jews from the Diaspora in contrast to Aramaic-speaking Palestinian Jews, without any suggestion of a negative attitude toward cultural assimilation like that found in 2 Maccabees 4:13. Though Greeks had contact with other eastern Mediterranean cultures long before the formation of the Greco-Macedonian kingdom in 356 BCE, these contacts were sporadic and occurred largely in the context of trade and military operations.
2 Peter has the form of a testament of the “Apostle Peter” framed as a letter, in which the author looks forward to his coming death and reflects strong Jewish as well as strong Hellenistic influences; the author has his feet in both cultural worlds, and his Greek vocabulary reflects a preference for uncommon and unusual words which he uses in a florid style. In his discussion of Jude, McCruden argues suggestively for a Roman provenance for the letter rather than the more common proposal of a Palestinian provenance.
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Lisa Pulitzer, Jenna Miscavige Hill