This article is from the Scientology and Dianetics FAQ, by email@example.com (Scientology Information Server) with numerous contributions by others.
Yes, Scientology is a religion in the deepest sense of the word, in that
it addresses some of the most fundamental religious questions: Am I a
spirit? Is there life after death? Can I achieve a higher spiritual
But Scientology is actually more than that.
Scientology is often aptly called "an applied religious philosophy."
Scientology not only contains a philosophy (or theory) about life
and the spirit, but it also contains an exact technology for addres-
sing, handling and rehabilitating the spirit, a.k.a. auditing.