Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition. M. JAMES PENTON. Copyright Date: Published by: University of Toronto Press. Apocalypse Delayed has 6 ratings and 1 review. Jaron said: A go-to Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition M. James Penton. Crisis of Conscience by Raymond Franz In Search of Christian Freedom by Raymond Franz Apocalypse Delayed by M. James Penton The God Delusion by .

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Departing from the typical social science approach to studies of particula Penton’s exhaustive portrait of the Jehovah’s Witness movement approaches the subject from three main angles, which form the organization of the book: This book is truly a masterpiece of non-fiction writing. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? See Preface for English edition pg. I highly recommend it; it’s insightful and well detailed.


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Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses

On occasions I was openly criticized by particularly narrow Witnesses with ‘trying to make money on the brothers’ or ‘trying to make a big fellow out of myself’.

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Louis rated it it was amazing Oct 02, University of Hames Press. Others involve internal controversies, including political control of the organization and the handling of dissent within the ranks.

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Born in AprilPenton was raised as a fourth-generation Jehovah’s Witnesses, experiencing as a child Canadian government restrictions on the religion’s activities. Some of the issues he discusses are known to the general public, such as the sect’s opposition to military service and blood transfusions.

Published February 20th by University of Toronto Press. Penton’s special perspective provides a scholarly inside look at a fascinating and persistent example of modern millenarianism. Other editions – View all Ajmes Delayed: 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.

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