Along the way we will visit such figures as Arius, Pelagius, Fosdick, and even a few you might find on television today.
He was born on February 16,the son of Joseph L. He had great difficulty in dealing with the doctrine of eternal hell fire, and in his studies came to deny not only eternal punishment but also the Trinitythe deity of Christand the Holy Spirit.
When Russell was 18, he organized a Bible class in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In he sought to popularize his aberrant ideas on doctrine. He co-published The Herald of the Morning magazine with its founder, N. The first edition of The Watchtower magazine was only 6, copies each month.
Russell claimed that the Bible could be only understood according to his interpretations--a dangerous arrangement since he controlled what was written in the Watchtower magazine. This kind of assertion is typical among leaders of cult religions. After the death of Russell on Oct.
After Knorr, Frederick William Franz became president.
The Society was led by Mr. Henschel who died in The group has over 4 million members worldwide. The Watchtower Society statistics indicate that house calls are required to recruit each of the nearlynew members who join every year.
The members are not required to attend, but there is a level of expectation that gently urges converts to participate.
Along with denying the Trinity is an equally strong denial of the deity of Christ, the deity of the Holy Spirit, the belief in hell, and eternal conscious punishment in hell.JEHOVAH'S WITNESS Jehovah Witness doctrine was founded by Charles Taze Russell.
He was only 18 years old when he began a Bible study that focused on the second coming of Jesus, as well as the chronology of the leslutinsduphoenix.com a result of his study, which took place around , he published numerous leslutinsduphoenix.com that decade, he .
Charles Taze Russell founded the Watchtower Society of Jehovah's Witnesses. Nov 17, · The group emerged from the Bible Student movement, founded in the late s by Charles Taze Russell with the formation of Zions Watch Tow Jehovah s Witnesses .
Jehovah’s Witness, member of a millennialist denomination that developed within the larger 19th-century Adventist movement in the United States and has since spread leslutinsduphoenix.com Jehovah’s Witnesses are an outgrowth of the International Bible Students Association, which was founded in in Pittsburgh by Charles Taze Russell..
Founded Mormonism in New York in with the guidance of an angel. , Smith's announcement that God sanctioned polygamy split the Mormons and let to an uprising against Mormons in ; translated the Book of Mormon and died a martyr.
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