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Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition
This book is truly a masterpiece of non-fiction writing. Quotes from Apocalypse Delaye As a former member of the sect, Apocalpyse offers a comprehensive overview of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Fuller The Journal of Religion ‘Penton, a fourth generation Witness with an impeccable academic background, sets forth a detailed and damning outline of the movement and, in particular, those who run the world wide organization. Penton has done the world a service in providing a book whose legacy will surely last for ages among scholars of this fascinating religious movement.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Fuller The Journal of Religion ‘Penton, a fourth generation Witness with an psnton academic background, sets forth a detailed and damning outline of the movement and, in particular, those who run the world wide organization.
Ignacio marked it as to-read May 20, That is to say, he doesn’t judge the movement as a whole, rather he lets the movement speak for itself but actually listens and actively listens. Get to Know Us.
Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition by M. James Penton
Penton is an author who has a clear obsession with his topic, and a deep desire to provide the world with the most useful resource possible the book even ends with an excellent appendix of mini-reviews on every other significant study of the Jehovah’s Witnesses written to date. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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Ward rated it really liked it Nov 27, James Penton Snippet view – Ever since that time, Jehovah’s Apocalypde have been predicting that the world would end ‘shortly. Retrieved from ” https: Others involve internal controversies, including political control of the organization and the handling of dissent within the ranks.
Historian Detlef Garbe, director at the Neuengamme Hamburg Memorialcriticized Penton’s “new theory” that in the s the Watch Tower Society had “adapted” to National Socialism’s anti-semitic apocapypse. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mikhail Kadyrov rated it really liked it Dec 06, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Third Reich: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses 2nd ed.
I usually read books this length much faster than I did this one, but I had to put it down after every 5 or so pages and it felt like a bit of a struggle to finish it.
His expulsion gained national media attention and prompted one of several schisms that year among Jehovah’s Witnesses. Over the years, Penton served in various capacities in Jehovah’s Witness congregations in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada while pursuing an academic career, before moving to Alberta in Rarely does one come across a work on a topic that is as well-researched, thorough in scope, clearly-written, and well-organized as this.
Leaving Jehovah’s Witnesses Comes at a Price. Return to Book Page. He began work on Apocalypse Delayed: Ever since that time, Jehovah’s Witnesses have been predicting that the world would end ‘shortly. Between Resistance and Martyrdom: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He received his Master of Arts M. Kevin Davies rated it liked it Mar 05, The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses by M. Penton’s exhaustive portrait of the Jehovah’s Witness movement approaches the subject from three main angles, which form the organization of the book: