Soviet Witnesses

Originally posted on And the Words became Books:
Emily B. Baran. Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah’s Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach about It. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. There is something deeply satisfying about stories of people stubbornly defying a repressive regime that denies them basic religious freedoms. In this fascinating history of Jehovah’s…

Joseph Rutherford with the iron glove

Because of the Bijbelvorsers Webs website perhaps closing down soon, we wanted to repost some writings from us on the Bibleresearchers Association’s website onto our own website. On September 14, 2011 at 8:11 we wrote Joseph Rutherford with the iron glove Joseph Rutherford, second president of the Watchtower, had a proclivity to look up Bible […]