Janet Reitman

Rolling Stone contributing editor

Janet Reitman appears in the following:

Inside Scientology

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Rolling Stone contributing editor Janet Reitman discusses the history of the Church of Scientology. Her book Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion tells the story of the religion, created in 1954 by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard. Scientology's celebrity members and the teams of “volunteer ministers” around the world keep its profile high, but its criticism of psychiatry, requirement that believers pay tens and even hundreds of thousands of dollars for salvation, and the Church's secrecy and use of litigation and intimidation have brought skepticism.

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