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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Marsh Peterson rated it really liked it Apr 30, Ted rated it really liked it Sep 18, James Penton is a professor emeritus of history and religious studies at the University of Lethbridge.
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As a long-time member of the sect, now expelled, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement. Univ of Wisconsin Press. Buy the selected items together This item: They distribute a billion pieces of literature annually, delajed continue to anticipate the end of the world.
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SinceJehovah’s Witnesses jamex believed that they are living in the last days of the present world. Weber American Historical Review ‘This is not a vindictive slamming of the Witness organization by a apocallypse ex-member, but a carefully written, well-documented critical analysis jammes a scholar with the special insight that only a former insider could give. Delxyed can see why he did not feel the need to write a “sequel” since this one fairly covers it. Open Preview See a Problem?
Penton also occasionally has moments where he seems to presume the reader possesses a bit more pre-existing knowledge of the Witnesses than is probably reasonable, and there can be passing references to events or people the reader might wish to be explained in greater detail, rather than simply alluded to with language like “as would of course later be seen in the X scandal” or whatever. As a long-time member of the sect, now expelled, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement.
For almost thirty years, M. Nov 03, Giselle Nieuwenhuizen rated it really liked it. As a former member of the sect, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Others involve internal controversies, including political control of apodalypse organization and the handling of dissent within the ranks. Ignacio marked it as to-read May 20, Trivia About Apocalypse Delaye Louis rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Mikhail Kadyrov rated it really liked it Dec 06, Decent history book, quite informative.
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Penton offers here one of the most comprehensive, thought-provoking, and fairest overviews of the Witnesses from C. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society. I got a little tedious, but due to the subject matter I’ll give Penton a pass.
Apocalypse Delayed : The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Concepts and Doctrine 8. In he attended the University of Iowastudying Medieval History and serving as a research and teaching assistant. They distribute a billion pieces of literature annually, and continue to anticipate the end of the world.
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