Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Secular World: From the 1870s to the Present

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Author: Zoe Knox (auth.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Unknown
Pages: Unknown
Language: english
Year: 2018
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 978-1-137-39605-1
Series: Histories of the Sacred and Secular, 1700-2000
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

This book examines the historic tensions between Jehovah’s Witnesses and government authorities, civic organisations, established churches and the broader public. Witnesses originated in the 1870s as small, loose-knit groups calling themselves Bible Students. Today, there are some eight million Witnesses...