Blog: Forgiveness - 2013-10-01
What follows may shed light on why Jesus Christ is nullified in Scientology.
In The Gospel According To Jesus, Stephen Mitchell performs a rather competent analysis that shows Christ's reported teachings for the most part were Middle Eastern iterations of what Lao Tzu and Siddhartha Gautama and other philosophers had communicated for four or five hundred years. If there were distinctions to be made, they were based more upon emphasis than anything else. His conclusion was that in essence what Jesus Christ most uniquely brought to the philosophical mix was the all-healing, all-powerful teaching of forgiveness.
Mitchell quoted from William Blake for support: