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    Jehovah's Witnesses

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    I have research about Jehovah’s witnesses; in this paper I am going to be discussing their history, beliefs, customs, practices, and holidays. I am a catholic and we have different beliefs, so I will also give my personal experience and reaction to what I learned about this religion. Charles Taze Russell, who was born in 1852 and worked in Pittsburgh as a haberdasher, towards the end of the 19th century founded the Jehovah’s witnesses’ movement in the USA. Although they are members of a Christian-based

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    Jehovah's Witnesses

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    Jehovah's Witnesses You may have heard them talked about, in a derogatory way most probably. They may even have visited you once or twice, but does anyone really know who 'Jehovah's Witnesses' are? In the early 1870's an inconspicuous bible study group began in Pennsylvania, USA, now known as Jehovah's Witnesses. I was intrigued to learn that Jehovah is Gods personal name. 'Yahweh', translated as 'Jehovah' appears almost seven thousand times in the original Hebrew Scriptures, however

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    Jehovah's Witnesses

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    Many studies about Jehovah Witnesses state that they are the strictest religion out there. They have rules that should be followed or the person ends up condemned. They do not believe in other religions whatsoever, in any shape or form. Jehovah Witnesses God’s name to them is Jehovah. The sociological concepts discussed will be social class and norms, a function and a dysfunction of Jehovah Witness religion, a symbolic ritual, and an aspect of this religion that entails conflict. According to

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    Jehovah's Witnesses

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    Jehovah's Witnesses Their numbers are relatively small. They constitute less than 1% of those who indicate some religious preference. They rank 24th on the list of the 25 largest denominations in the United States. Despite these low numbers, there is no denomination in this country or in the world, which spends more time proselytizing. They are the Jehovah’s Witnesses. According to the Public Affairs Office of Jehovah’s Witnesses, last year their members spent over one billion hours on

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    group the Jehovah’s Witnesses. I will discuss the group’s origins from their original start to their current history. I will also touch on a few of the Jehovah’s Witnesses beliefs as well as some of their most prevalent practices of yesterday and today. By the end of this paper you will have a better understanding of this modern, in terms of length, religion. History According to the Christian Apologetic & Research Ministry (CARM) in a piece written by Matt Slick, “The Jehovah's Witnesses was begun

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    Jehovah's Witnesses and Christmas

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    you? Some might say that Christmas revolves around family, presents, and religion. Why then do Jehovah’s Witnesses abstain from participating in Christmas? Contrary to popular opinion, Jehovah’s Witnesses are Christians. However, after thorough research of the origins of Christmas, they have found that many aspects of Christmas have pagan origins and are not supported by the Bible. Jehovah’s Witnesses endeavor to base their beliefs on the Bible, and the Bible does not support many Christmas features

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    Introduction Just few days ago, I saw in news that a Jehovah’s Witness Woman got bitten by a dog while she was knocking on the door. Even though there was a sign “Be aware of Dog”, the woman decided to go in anyway. Is their passion for evangelism so strong they are willing to sacrifice their own safety, and take verbal abuse from people they knock? Through this short presentation, we will try to identify the true nature of Jehovah’s Witnesses. And, as there is limitation on time we will not go too

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    The FLDS Church and the Jehovah’s Witnesses

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    to maintain control over his people. While the FLDS Church followers believe that Warren is the one and only mouthpiece of God today; the Jehovah’s Witnesses, on the other hand, have a governing body of seven men that lead their denomination. The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society is “the oldest and most important of the corporations of the Jehovah's Witnesses”, and the President of the Society used to be part of the governing body. However in October 2000, the current president Don Alden Adams,

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    Jehovah’s Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses, the name that evokes a variety of images and produces a numerous amount of reactions. Known around the world for distinct beliefs, door-to-door proselytism, refusal to participate in any political or military conflict or saluting to the national flag of the many lands in which they live and worship in, often greeted with a mixture of respect and hostility. According to the Yearbook of Jehovah s Witnesses they number well over six hundred thousand active members

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    Jehovah’s witnesses believe that; • God the father(whose name is Jehovah) is “the only God” • The Holy Spirit is not a person: it is Gods active force. • Jesus is not an equal to God. • Jesus was God’s first creation. • Jesus Christ is a mighty being but is not God. • Witnesses pray to Jehovah. Sikhs believe that: • God is present everywhere. • God is not born, so will never die. • God is the creator of the universe. • Equality of all human beings. • Sikh’s have 10 Guru’s but pray to

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