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Salutary, pathogenic, and pathoplastic aspects of the
Jehovahs Witness culture
Igor J Pietkiewicz
Faculty of Psychology in Katowice, University of Social Sciences and H
Why are Jehovahs Witnesses considered a cult?
October 1, 201
a. Why are Jehovahs Witnesses considered a cult? Because of poor
experiences told by past or disfellowshipped members of the congregation
are the reason societies views Jehovahs Witnesses as a cult
KNOCK KNOCK, WHO'S THERE? RELIGIOUS CULT
MEMBERS SPEAK OF PARADISE
THE PRACTICAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN LABELING
A RELIGIOUS GROUP AS A CULT
Liberty University, Chair of the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies,
Lynchburg, VA, USA.
Abstract: In American
Why are J.W.s banned in the religiously free country Singapore?
Singapore is a religiously tolerant country under the Constitution and encourages
religious harmony. However, they are a religiously free country with restrictions.
Jehovah’s Witnesses and
the Responsibility of
The European Experience
CAROLYN B. WAH
A consideration of the religious organization lqiown as Jehovah's
Witnesses and the treatment they have received from mainstream reli-
Jehovahs Witnesses and Post-Soviet
Religious Policy in Moldova and the
Transnistrian Moldovan Republic
Emily B. Baran
Jehovahs Witnesses represent a relatively new phenomenon for
many, if not most communities in the post-Soviet states. The majority of Sov
To understand why Jehovahs Witness are considered a cult, I am first going to
analyze what exactly qualifies a group as a cult. This is important to evaluate since
there is little research on Jehovahs Witnesses and their connection to being a cult.
Government—Religion; Movement C onfrontationr
prevent the effective utilization of such groups as resources. First, cultural
opponents may promote their own “experts,” leading authorities to adopt
an inﬂated perception of threat. Authorities may not be aw
Adkins, Jeffrey. Online interview by author. October, 2015.
Baran, Emily B. 2011. "Jehovah's Witnesses and Post-Soviet Religious Policy in Moldova and the
Transnistrian Moldovan Republic." Journal Of Church & State 53, no. 3: pp.421-441
Beckford, James A.
Discussion Wednesday 2:00pm
Edits and Changes
There were two major things that I changed in the paper I submitted and the
rough draft. There were several different spelling errors that I changed. I had an issue
with passive voice and staying consistent th
How to Create a Cult: Make-Believe, Contingency, and
Complexity in the History Classroom
Richard E. Bond
Virginia Wesleyan College
ivECENTLY, a student enrolled in my upper-level seminar popped his
head through my oice doorway and asked if we could chat.