Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah's Witnesses

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University of Toronto Press, 1985 - Jehovah's Witnesses - 400 pages
M. James 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 millions of followers world-wide. This second edition features an afterword by the author and an expanded bibliography.

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It’s difficult to be sympathetic sometimes. This is no where more problematic than with the Jehovah’s Witnesses. With an evangelistic strategy that feels more like a call centre than good news, it’s ... Read full review

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A little dry, but an interesting history of Jehovah's Witnesses. Read full review


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