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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Major Doctrines Part Three: Penton has combined the special insight of an insider with the critical analysis of an observer now at a distance from aapocalypse subject.

Glen Cubbage is currently reading it Oct 18, Penton is a fine writer, but to be clear, this is no rollicking narrative tale, and has very little literary flourish.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. May 04, Christi rated it liked it. From them he has created a penetrating study of a spreading world phenomenon. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Marsh Peterson rated it really liked it Apr 30, My only criticisms are relatively minor: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Ever since that time, Jehovah’s Witnesses have been predicting that the world would end “shortly. Want to Read saving…. Bennie rated it really liked it Jul 12, Dec 24, Landis rated it really liked it.


As a long-time member of the sect, now expelled, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement.

On occasions I was openly criticized by particularly narrow Witnesses with ‘trying to make money on the brothers’ or ‘trying to make a big fellow out of myself’.

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Each section refers to the others and the result is a rich and sturdy tapestry with all of the blemishes and brilliance of the movement on display. Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Third Reich: Bobi Jensen marked it as to-read May 24, Raymond Franz Olin Moyle.

Christopher Partridge Limited preview – Bon Son rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Read more Read less. Apocalypticism is the key issue in this detailed history, but there are others. No trivia or quizzes yet. University of Toronto Press- Religion – pages. To ask other readers questions about Apocalypse Delayedplease sign up.

Penton is a worthy author though, pemton certainly knows his subject matter. He began work on Apocalypse Delayed: Champions of Freedom of Speech and Worshipa history of the religion’s struggle for religious freedom under Canadian law, in which he claimed that much of the political and theological attacks on the Watch Tower Society had been grossly unfair. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find lenton new favourite book.

Any criticism of Watch Tower beliefs or practices is arrived at purely rationally in terms of documented effects that practices have had or in terms of contradictory claims that arise. Quotes from Apocalypse Delaye Some de,ayed the issues he discusses are known to the general public, such as the sect’s delqyed to military service and blood transfusions.


For almost thirty years, M. Organization and Community As a long-time member of the sect, now expelled, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of a remarkable religious movement. Mark is currently reading it Dec 31, Harris Young rated it really liked it Feb 07, Get to Know Us. The Era of Global Expansion 5. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Return to Book Page. Others involve internal controversies, including political control of the organization and the handling of dissent within the ranks. Megan marked it as to-read Apr 03, As a former member of the sect, Penton offers a comprehensive overview of delayev Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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