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Jehovah S Witnesses And The Secular World

Pub Date : 2018-01-29 | Author : Zoe Knox | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137396051
ISBN 13 : 1137396059

This book examines the historic tensions between Jehovah’s Witnesses and government authorities, civic organisations, established churches and the broader public. Witnesses origi..


Jehovah S Witnesses

Pub Date : 2012-11-12 | Author : Andrew Holden | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134501519
ISBN 13 : 113450151X

This is the first major study of the enigmatic religious society. By examining the Jehovah's Witnesses' dramatic recent expansion, Andrew Holden reveals the dependency of their qua..


The Lustre Of Our Country

Pub Date : 1998-06-26 | Author : John T. Noonan Jr. | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520925521
ISBN 13 : 9780520925526

A New York Times Notable Book This remarkable work offers a fresh approach to a freedom that is often taken for granted in the United States, yet is one of the strongest and proude..


Apocalypse Delayed

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : M. James Penton | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 0802079733
ISBN 13 : 9780802079732

M. James Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement, from the Witnesses' inauspicious creation by a Pennsylvania preacher in the 1870s to its positio..


Dissent On The Margins

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Emily B. Baran | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199945535
ISBN 13 : 0199945535

Emily B. Baran offers a gripping history of how a small, American-based religious community, the Jehovah's Witnesses, found its way into the Soviet Union after World War II, surviv..


The Children Act

Pub Date : 2014-09-09 | Author : Ian McEwan | Publisher : Knopf Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780345809643
ISBN 13 : 0345809645

A brilliant, emotionally wrenching new novel from the author of Atonement and Amsterdam. Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fie..


Law And Religion

Pub Date : 2004-08-02 | Author : Peter Radan | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134289691
ISBN 13 : 1134289693

The intersection of law and religion is a growing area of study for academics working in both subject areas. This book draws together research on several collisions between the two..