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Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientology

Postby Don Carlo » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:23 am

God Bless America: Strange and Unusual Religious Beliefs and Practices in the United States, by Karen Stollznow, at Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/God-Bless-America ... 1939578000

Jamie DeWolf review on Amazon.com:
The chapter on Scientology is fantastic. It is very specifically detailed with a clear breakdown on the belief system, various programs and abuses. This is deadly concise and makes an incredibly clear and compelling case for the utter absurdity of the church (Though I'd more of ME in it!) -Jamie DeWolf, great-grandson of L. Ron Hubbard.


Stollznow's website at http://www.karenstollznow.com/Karen_Sto ... /Home.html

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Re: Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientol

Postby aegerprimo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:04 am

I am going to buy a copy of this book, not only for the Scientology chapter, but because it seems an informative compilation of unusual beliefs. It should be an interesting read! Dr. Stollznow's book "Haunted America" is in my college library, and I glanced through it. FYI she has an easy to follow and absorbing writing style.
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Re: Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientol

Postby aegerprimo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:51 am

BTW, I do not see Jamie DeWolf's review on Amazon.com. The reviews I see are at this link - http://www.amazon.com/God-Bless-America ... Descending

Don Carlo, do you have a different link to the review? Thanx!
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Re: Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientol

Postby spacecootie » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:33 am

The quote from Jamie DeWolf is on the main product page, at the link in the original post, under "Editorial Reviews."

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Re: Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientol

Postby Don Carlo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:50 pm

The quote from Jamie DeWolf disappeared from the Amazon page. It still appears at Shop Skeptic, http://shop.skeptic.com/merchant.mvc?&S ... ode=b152PB That page also has a favorable review from Richard Dawkins.

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Re: Stollzow weird American religions book includes Scientol

Postby Don Carlo » Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:56 pm

Interview with Stollznow, podcast http://mnatheists.org/news-and-media/po ... ss-america
Thanks to skeptic website Almost Diamonds, http://freethoughtblogs.com/almostdiamo ... ists-talk/


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