The Jehovah's Witness Religion

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Since the Jehovah’s Witness religion was founded, it has grown tremendously, starting small and then adapting to modern times with its own beliefs, religious practices, complicated and unique governmental structure and faithful followers.
The Jehovah’s witness religion was founded by a small group of bible study students towards the end of the nineteenth century. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the students analyzed the Bible and compared church teachings and doctrines to the sacred text, publishing and sharing their findings in newspaper articles and stories such as The Watchtower. One very important member of the group was named Charles Taze Russel, an agnostic. Russel took the role of editor of The Watchtower and took his work with Bible study
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The organizational structure of the Jehovah’s Witnesses is separated into hierarchical divisions made up of seven main branches. The governing body oversees six different committees responsible for managing evangelizing activities. Both groups supervise around one hundred branch officers who are in charge of traveling overseers. Traveling overseers are those directly appointed by the governing body and work to oversee congregations, preforming around two to three visits yearly with each circuit. Congregations are religious meeting of about two hundred Jehovah’s Witnesses who meet is Kingdom Hall, the meetings are usually made up of an elder body, baptized publishers, unbaptized publishers and children. Throughout the history of Jehovah’s witness, there has been no record of any famous …show more content…
One pertinent and common belief shared between the two religions is connection to the world’s basic creation, the roots of Christianity because they both believe that Jesus died for the sake of our sins and was crucified under Pontius Pilate. The differences begin when the Jehovah’s witness religion denies the idea of three separate beings within one God, interpreting the Nicene creed differently than Catholics by believing that Jesus is not God but instead his influential power and creation. Catholics believe that each and every individual being is blessed with a separate spirit that will carry us to salvation, the Jehovah’s witnesses believe that people do not have separately existing spirits and will either die and join Jehovah in Heaven or simply cease to exist. Aside from these differences, both religions believe in preaching the word of the Lord and spreading the faith, but both religions do so in very different ways. While Jehovah’s Witnesses preach from door to door, Catholics preach the Gospel at mass. Both Jehovah’s Witnesses and Catholics attend a service of some sort on Sundays and holy days of obligation. Catholicism and Jehovah’s witnesses differ from each other in many ways, yet similarities between the two religions remain. The Jehovah’s Witness religion is enriched with its own unique ways including religious practices and faithful followers. All parts of the religion make the

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