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A sociological analysis of the origin and development of the Jehovah's Witnesses and their schismatic groups

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This thesis is intended as a contribution to the field of the Sociology of Religion, in particular the study of Christian sects. It examines in a historical and sociological framework the origins and development of the Jehovah's Witnesses and their schismatic groups, concentrating on the period 1868-194-2. This thesis draws on extensive primary sources to construct a more accurate historical record, and on this basis examines the factors of sect emergence, recruitment, leadership and autho...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
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Publication date:
1972
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
752507603
URN:
uuid:2b3fb6d6-7769-400c-b5a7-5be6b27f91b6
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td:752507603
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English
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