of literature he circulates proves staggering. As Joan Ortiz, a Witness in her sixties, recently told me, its as much a sin to take a blood transfusion as to have an extramarital affair. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Visions of Glory, 1978, chapter. Cited statistics showing a net increase of publishers worldwide from 1971 to 1981 of 737,241, while baptisms totaled.71 million for the same period. Rowley, in a November 1953 review, criticized the first volume as "a shining example of how the Bible should not be translated adding in a subsequent review that "The second volume shows the same faults as the first." 364 365 Critics of the group from. When the resurrected Jesus spoke to disciples gathered in Galilee, likely 500 of them, he commanded: 'Go therefore and make disciples of people of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, teaching. At a second hospital, also in Florida, Ortiz was once again turned away. Russell, Charles (April 25, 1894). In Nazi Germany, Jehovahs Witnesses were killed in concentration camps; a purple triangle was used by the Nazis to mark them.
On July 26, 1931, at a convention in Columbus, Ohio, Rutherford introduced the new name Jehovah's witnesses based on Isaiah 43:10: You are my witnesses declares Jehovah, 'Yes, my servant whom I have chosen, So that you may know and have faith in me And understand that. 2627, 173 "Questions From Readers".
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114; Shawn Francis Peters, Judging Jehovah's Witnesses, University Press of Kansas: 2000, pages 1216. We can benefit from this consideration. For most Christians, God is a union of three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. 358 However, he also states that defectors "are seldom allowed a dignified exit 249 and describes the administration as autocratic. Eventually, she was baptized as a Jehovahs Witness, and then she and members of her new community persuaded the rest of her family to join the religion, too. The Globe and Mail. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers. Bayside, New York: Holocaust Resource Center and Archives. They had to know all the details before they chose my punishment, she said.
Jehovah s Witnesses believe their allegiance belongs to God s Kingdom, whi ch they view as an actual government. They refrain from saluting the flag of any. Known worldwide for their public ministry, Jehovah s Witnesses openly share. The raw material of the Bible without predetermining what was to be found there. They also also tend to be less educated, with a solid majority of adult Jehovah s Witnesses (63 percent) having no more than a high school.