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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
Jehovah's Witnesses interpret Christ's death and the afterlife differently from mainstream Christianity. Learn about their background, explore their beliefs, understand some practices and symbols, and why they do not celebrate some holidays.
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
Explore the Jehovah's Witnesses religious group to understand its development and beliefs. See how much we know and uncover Jehovah's Witnesses' origins, its founder, Charles Taze Russell, Russell's doctrine, and the church after Russell.
4. Jehovah's Witnesses: Holidays, Rules & Worship
The Jehovah's Witnesses are a religious group with doctrines and ideas quite different from other Christian religions. Explore this unique tradition with a look into their holidays, rules, and modes of 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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