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Apocalypse delayed : the story of Jehovah's Witnesses

Auteur: M James Penton
Uitgever: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, 1997.
Serie: Canadian electronic library., Books collection.
Editie/Formaat:   eBoek : Document : Engels : 2nd edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement, from the Witnesses? inauspicious creation by a Pennsylvania preacher in the 1870s to its position as a religious sect with  Meer lezen...

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Genre/Vorm: Electronic books
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Print version:
Penton, M. James, 1932-
Apocalypse delayed.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1997
(DLC) 97189457
(OCoLC)38855908
Genre: Document, Internetbron
Soort document: Internetbron, Computerbestand
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: M James Penton
ISBN: 9781442670907 1442670908
OCLC-nummer: 431556998
Beschrijving: 1 online resource (xvii, 444 p., [11] p. of plates) : ill., ports.
Inhoud: Part I. History. [Chapter 1] The beginning of a movement. Charles Russell: the early years --
George Storrs --
Russel and the object and manner of Christ's return --
Dr. Nelson H. Barbour and the three worlds --
Early Schisms: 1878 and 1881 --
Russell's independent ministry --
The Bible Students' Association --
Russell as the faithful and wise servant --
Russell's marital tribulations --
The New Covenant schism --
Russell's last years and death --
[Chapter 2] The creation of theocracy. Joseph Franklin Rutherford --
The Watch Tower schism of 1917 --
The Bible Students and the First World War --
Post-war reorganization --
Millions now living will never die --
Rutherford's ministry --
Conventions --
Rutherford's growing power --
The new name --
The development of theocratic government --
Growing social alienation --
The growth of the Bible Student - Witness Community --
The vindication of Jehovah's name --
The attack on religion --
The great multitude --
Rutherford's personal life and last days --
Rutherford's death and legacy --
[Chapter 3] The era of global expansion. Rutherford's successors --
The Olin Moyle case --
The remoulding of the Witness Community --
The growth of a Witness Community --
New World assemblies --
Fighting for freedom of worship --
Congregation committees and disfellowshipping --
A slowdown in growth --
Stay alive till '75 --
Organizational and congregational liberalization --
[Chapter 4] Prophetic failure, reaction, and rebellion. Response to prophetic failure --
The attack on intellectuals --
Closing heaven's gates --
Doctrinal vacillations--
The growth of dissent --
Jehovah's Witnesses today --
[Chapter 5] Relations with the world. Attitudes towards other religions --
Religious persecution --
The nature of anti-witness propaganda --
The charge of sedition --
Witness concepts of relations with the state --
Opposition to preaching --
Military service --
Patriotic exercises and political neutrality --
Marxist persecution --
Witness compromises with the world --
General social attitudes --
Blood transfusions --
Separateness and social concern --
Part II. Concepts and doctrine. [Chapter 6] Base of doctrinal authority. The faithful and discreet slave --
Progressive revelation --
Natural theology and the Bible --
Biblical interpretation --
Philosophy of history --
[Chapter 7] Major doctrines. Theology --
Christology and soteriology --
Covenantal relationships --
Spirit creatures --
The nature of man --
Baptism and the Lord's Supper --
The church --
The great crowd --
Creation --
Bible chronology and eschatological prophecy --
The resurrection --
The sacredness of life and blood --
The preaching work --
Part III. Organization and community. [Chapter 8] Organizational structure. The witness hierarchy --
The president of the Watch Tower Society --
The governing body --
Governing body committees --
The world-wide headquarters --
The legal corporations --
Watch tower wealth --
Watch Tower literature --
District and circuit overseers --
Branches --
Elders and ministerial servants --
Pioneers --
Congregational meetings --
Evangelism --
Formal organizational controls --
Informal controls --
Organizational efficiency --
[Chapter 9] The Witness Community. Membership, recruitment, and conversion --
Sex, marriage, and the family --
Education --
Entertainment, the arts, and literature --
Moral values and social relationships --
Moral behaviour --
Ethnic and racial attitudes --
Witness mental health --
Decreasing zeal --
Dissonance and dissent --
Response to dissent --
The effects of Watch Tower policy --
Witness instability and conservatism --
Conclusion. Jehovah's Witnesses since 1985: an afterword.
Serietitel: Canadian electronic library., Books collection.
Verantwoordelijkheid: M. James Penton.
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