By Marc Headley
Nominated by way of Foreword journal as 2009 booklet of the 12 months Award Finalist. Marc Headley offers an insider's view of existence as a member of Scientology's "Sea Organization". Marc labored at Scientology's mystery wasteland compound, which homes all Scientology administration, for 15 years. the five hundred acre estate is found deep within the California desolate tract. The neighborhood townspeople have been instructed lectures and movies have been made there. yet is that each one that used to be occurring? it's the situation of a multi-million buck domestic for L. Ron Hubbard, equipped 20 years after his dying. it's the domestic of Scientology's present chief, David Miscavige. So what particularly occurs on the Int Base? Are the tales on the web precise? How does Scientology behavior administration of its daily operations? may perhaps tales of armed guards, guns, employees beatings, and razor cord fences be real? if this is the case, how may well a facility like this exist in modern-day the USA? hundreds of thousands of employees attempted to flee through the years. a few succeeded yet have been by no means visible or heard of back, so much failed. Why have been humans saved the following? What particularly went on on the headquarters of Scientology? this can be the tale of what occurred at the back of the Iron Curtain of Scientology. "...the Scientology cult, is I warrantly you, one thousand instances weirder than you might have ever imagined." the toilet & Ken convey, KFI AM 640 "Headley's booklet additionally offers gorgeous fabric that has not often been accrued in a single place... a damning account of lifestyles operating for Scientology chief David Miscavige on the secretive wasteland base..." Tony Ortega, The Village Voice "...a new publication exposing alleged information about not only Scientology -- yet Tom Cruise's organization with the church -- is available..." The Washington submit "Marc Headley , a former insider on the church, has written a tell-all publication, known as Blown for strong, approximately his 15 years of labor with Scientology. And folks...you can't deal with the truth..." The Frisky "
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E. God’s promise. Cf. Schedl, Baupläne, 40–41, 49 and passim. 10 Cf. J. Menken, Numerical Literary Techniques in John (NovTSup 55; Leiden: Brill, 1985) 28, with references to Nicomachus of Gerasa, Intr. Arithm. II. 12 and Theon of Smyrna. For Nicomachus, see I. , ²1951) I, 94–99. 28 joost smit sibinga Comparing the second and the third row one finds that the square number of n is always equal to the sum of the two adjoining triangular numbers n-1 and n. . . . . . . Nowadays we have our algebra to prove the thesis just mentioned.
Since both of these changes are what one would expect from a revision of the LXX, as can be seen from the later versions,21 it is difficult to evaluate the strength of the argument that Matthew modified the LXX in order to apply it to Jesus. 23 Menken acknowledges that the matter is finely balanced but has one argument that he thinks tilts the balance in favour of Matthew’s use of a Greek text rather than translating the Hebrew for himself. It is the one we have 19 Gundry, Matthew, 34. 20 So Davies and Allison, Matthew 1–7, 262.
14; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck, 1939) 64, who prefers the short text without αὐτούς (AQ*) which agrees with the MT. His argument ‘da auch sonst A-Q den ursprünglichen Text haben’ is unconvincing. 13 Clearly, the translator has chosen to make a main division between v. 4 and v. e. the people of Judah and of Jerusalem, and before his own answer announces what he is going to do with his property. Isaiah 5:1–7 LXX: The Number of Syllables 1 Ἄισω δὴ τῷ ἠγαπημένῳ ᾆσμα τοῦ ἀγαπητοῦ τῷ ἀμπελῶνί μου. ἀμπελὼν ἐγενήθη τῷ ἠγαπημένῳ ἐν κέρατι ἐν τόπῳ πίονι.
Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology by Marc Headley