Jehovah's Witnesses: Portrait of a Contemporary Religious Movement (Paperback)

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This is the first major study of the enigmatic religious society. By examining the Jehovah's Witnesses' dramatic recent expansion, Andrew Holden reveals the dependency of their quasi-totalitarian movement on the physical and cultural resources have brought about the privatization of religion, the erosion of community, and the separation of 'fact' from faith.

About the Author


Andrew Holden (PH.D) has taught sociology at various levels of further and higher education. He has been conducting fieldwork on millenarian belief systems for over a decade.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415266109
ISBN-10: 0415266106
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 10th, 2002
Pages: 224
Language: English