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Jehovah's Witnesses - Chapter Summary
Take a look at this chapter's lessons to learn essential information about Jehovah's Witnesses. The chapter is taught by expert instructors who outline the religion's beliefs, texts, origins, holidays and much more. When you're finished with a lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to check your understanding of the information. The chapter concludes with a comprehensive multiple-choice exam. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our instructors online at any time. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Recognize the major beliefs and symbols of Jehovah's Witnesses
- Identify important Jehovah's Witness books
- Assess the origins, history and founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses
- Describe Jehovah's Witness worship, rules and holidays
- Evaluate the life, books and predictions of Charles Taze Russell
1. Jehovah's Witnesses: Definition, Beliefs & Symbol
Who are the Jehovah's Witnesses? What do they believe? Find the answers to these questions in this lesson where we discuss a little of their history, the watchtower symbol, and their beliefs as well as practices.
2. Jehovah's Witnesses: Books & Symbol
In this lesson, we delve into the publishing history of the Jehovah's Witnesses. We'll look at their magazines, books, and translation of the Bible. Additionally, we'll explain why they use the watchtower symbolism.
3. Jehovah's Witnesses: Origin, Founder & History
In this lesson, we look at the origins of the Jehovah's Witnesses to better understand their faith today. Of note, we will discuss their Adventist origins, founder Charles Taze Russell's writing, and when the group adopted their name.
4. Jehovah's Witnesses: Holidays, Rules & Worship
Faith can give people hope, purpose, understanding and even direction in this world. This lesson discusses elements of the Jehovah's Witness church, including their holidays, rules and worship.
5. Charles Taze Russell: Biography, Books & Predictions
In this lesson, we take a closer look at Charles Taze Russell, founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses. Specifically, we will discuss his life, his writings, and his predictions for the end of the world.
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