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Witnesses for Change Quaker Women over Three Centuries by Elizabeth Potts Brown

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Published by Rutgers Univ Pr .
Written in English


  • History of religion,
  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History: American,
  • Quaker women

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSusan Mosher Stuard (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025266M
ISBN 100813514487
ISBN 109780813514482

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"Jehovah’s Witnesses is a remarkable feat in both scope and depth of analysis. In clear and fluent prose, Chryssides explains continuity and change in the Watch Tower Society, exploring everything from its nineteenth century origins and modern rites of passage to its complex eschatology and twenty-first century challenges. In , Jehovah’s Witnesses began translating the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures into ASL, starting with the book of Matthew. By , all 27 books of what is commonly referred to as the New Testament had been completed in ASL. Jehovah's Witnesses Answered Verse by Verse is the only quick reference guide that: Immediately answers the Jehovah's Witnesses' misinterpretation of Scripture-Shows how to use the same Scripture in leading Jehovah's Witnesses to Christ-Includes a verse-by-verse section which provides helpful and handy refutational material-Discusses Jehovah's /5(88). The Book of Mormon witnesses are a group of contemporaries of Joseph Smith who claimed to have seen the golden plates from which Smith translated the Book of most significant witnesses are the Three Witnesses and the Eight Witnesses, all of whom allowed their names to be used on two separate statements included with the Book of of the witnesses never denied what they .

The Eight Witnesses were one of the two groups of witnesses who made statements stating that they had seen the golden plates which Joseph Smith Jr. said was his source material for the Book of Mormon. An earlier group of witnesses who said they had seen the plates were called the Three Witnesses. 3 About the witnesses. Split with Smith.   Text from John Bolton's forthcoming book is making senate Republicans like Mitt Romney change their mind about calling witnesses. By Tanya A. Christian Janu Janu For instance, all 11 witnesses to the Book of Mormon shared a common worldview of second sight, magic, and treasure digging. All of the living Book of Mormon witnesses, except Oliver Cowdery, later accepted James Strang’s prophetic claim of being Joseph’s true successor and joined his church. The main false doctrines taught by the "JW's" (Henceforth used to abbreviate "Jehovah's Witnesses") are as follows: (1) that God is not a Trinity, (2) that Jesus Christ did not physically rise from the dead, (3) that there will be no literal and physical Second Coming of Christ, and (4) that there will be no place of eternal torment for the wicked.

Longest running example of this combination is religion. And so Witnesses of Climatology was formed. Unlike climate change conversations we've had in the past, this one was oddly fun: maybe it was re-imaging infrastructure and communities from scratch, maybe it was making parodies of holidays, maybe it was deep discussions of the awe we felt towards biodiversity and human ingenuity, or maybe. Edmond Gruss was raised by a mother who was a Jehovah's Witness; he is also the author/editor of books such as We Left Jehovah's Witnesses: Personal Testimonies,Jehovah's Witnesses and Prophetic Speculation,Apostles of Denial,The Four Presidents of the Watch Tower Society (Jehovah's Witnesses), etc. He wrote in the Preface to this book, "The more I investigated the matter, the longer the /5(16). Witnesses is the plural form of martus, from which the English word martyr derives, since so many witnesses of Jesus Christ in the early church paid with their lives. Since it is always used in the New Testament to refer to persons, the two witnesses must be actual people, not movements, as some commentators have held. There are two witnesses. Terryl L. Givens, By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture That Launched a New World Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, ), 41–42, emphasis added; the two former quotations come from the Testimony of Three Witnesses in the front of the Book of Mormon, and the latter one is the statement of Reuben P. Harmon, made in about , cited in Vogel, EMD,