Dissent on the margins : how Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses defied Communism and lived to preach about it (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Dissent on the margins : how Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses defied Communism and lived to preach about it

Author: Emily B Baran
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emily B. Baran offers a history of how a small, American-based religious community, the Jehovah's Witnesses, found its way into the Soviet Union after World War II, survived decades of brutal persecution, and emerged as one of the region's fastest growing religions after the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily B Baran
ISBN: 9780190495497 0190495499
OCLC Number: 1158429693
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 402 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: List of AbbreviationsMapIntroductionChapter One: Jehovah's Servants in Soviet Lands: A PrehistoryChapter Two: ''I Will Be His Witness Until Death''Chapter Three: Divide and ConquerChapter Four: The Lives of Soviet WitnessesChapter Five: Preaching AtheismChapter Six: The Path to LegalizationChapter Seven: The Post-Soviet HarvestChapter Eight: Freedom and OppositionConclusionNotes ReferencesIndex
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