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Counting the days to Armageddon : the Jehovah's Witnesses and the second presence of Christ

Author: Robert Crompton
Publisher: Cambridge : J. Clarke, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a thorough examination ofthe Jehovah's Witnesses' eschatological development, treating Watch Tower theology objectively but sympathetically, and also speculates about the future direction of Jehovah's Witness teaching.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Named Person: Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Crompton
ISBN: 0227679393 9780227679395
OCLC Number: 36109974
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (MLitt)--University of Durham.
Description: 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The scriptural starting point --
The historicist millennialist tradition --
Dispensationalism --
The time is at hand --
Parallel dispensations --
Interpreting the Book of Daniel --
Days of waiting --
The end-time calendar --
The battle of Armageddon --
The end of an era --
Millions now living will never die --
The great multitude --
Interpreting the current sources --
The security of 1914 --
The response to the crisis.
Responsibility: Robert Crompton.
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