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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In this second edition, an afterword by the author brings us up to date on events since Apocalypse Delayed was first published in Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. As a long-time member of the sect, now expelled, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement.

Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition by M. James Penton

The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses 2nd ed. Inhe received his Doctor of Philosophy Ph. Nov 03, Giselle Nieuwenhuizen rated it really liked it. The Best Books of Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Jiri Lebeda rated it it was amazing Oct 23, He began work on Apocalypse Delayed: Russell, their founder, advised his followers that members of Christ’s church would be raptured inand by Christ would destroy the nations and establish his kingdom on earth When there is evidence for duplicity into try to shore up their power, the Board of Directors tossed around the idea of saying that the harvesting of thebegan in with the beginning of the space age, rather thanPenton calls it out.


Table of contents Introduction Part One: Penton considers changes in doctrine, practice, and governance on issues such as medical treatment, higher education, apostates, and the apocalypse. On August 10, he sent an eight-page letter to the society detailing his concerns.

A go-to manual for all things Jehovah’s Witness. Decent history book, quite informative. The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

SinceJehovah’s Witnesses have believed that they are living in the last days of the present world. James Penton is a professor emeritus of history and religious studies at the University of Lethbridge.

Account Options Sign in. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery pemton. I qpocalypse it’s fair. One overseer told an assembly: Buy the selected items together This item: To ask other readers questions about Apocalypse Delayedplease sign up. Definitely worth a read, but hold on to your seats because this is a long ride throughout a sick and twisted cult.

Apocalypse Delayed: The Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Third Edition

Between Resistance and Martyrdom: Bases of Doctrinal Authority. University of Arizona B. Born in AprilPenton was raised as a fourth-generation Jehovah’s Witnesses, experiencing as a child Canadian government restrictions on the religion’s activities. Penton is a fine writer, but to be clear, this is no rolli Jim Penton makes for a comprehensive book on JW history. Retrieved from ” https: Ever since that time, Jehovah’s Witnesses have been predicting that the world would end ‘shortly.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Very in depth history. Ever since that time, Jehovah’s Witnesses have been predicting that the world would end “shortly.

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Thoroughly revised, the third edition of Penton’s classic text includes substantial new information on the pehton of Russell’s theology and on the church’s early leaders, as well as coverage of important developments within the sect since the second edition was published fifteen years ago. Glen Cubbage is currently reading it Oct 18, Get to Know Us. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? The Remoulding of the Witness Community. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

In he attended the University of Arizona majoring in history with minors in German and Spanish. They distribute a billion apocalypxe of literature annually, and continue to anticipate the end of the world. Marvin James Penton [1] is a professor emeritus of pennton at the University of Lethbridge in LethbridgeAlbertaCanada and the author of three books on the history of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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