Podcast #119 – Paul Haggis vs. the “Church” of Scientology

We discuss “The Apostate,” the excellent expose written by Lawrence Wright for The New Yorker.  After more than 30 years in the organization, Haggis finally left the Church a) because of their policies toward homosexuals (his daughter among them) and b) when he became convinced that leaders of the Church lie to the press and to the public.

Also: Conservative Christians, including the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood are upset about the new gender-neutral translation of the New International Version of the Bible.

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Recorded March 24, 2011. Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.

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One Response to Podcast #119 – Paul Haggis vs. the “Church” of Scientology

  1. Taupo says:

    Thanks for the credits guy. As a matter of fact you’re right, Pierre, as a name, is fairly common in France (see its popularity here: http://www.tous-les-prenoms.com/prenoms/garcons/pierre.html ). It’s a bit outdated though, hence why I loathe it so much… Believe it or not, my brother’s name is Jacques (my oldest brother’s name is Emmanuel though, the lucky bastard!)

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