Give the impression of having reat biblical knowledge most Jehovah s Witnesses no very little about the Bible except for a few proof texts they can uote When I started the book I was thinking the word slave to be an over dramatization but indeed he recounts years spent working for the Watchtower while living in a dorm and receiving no pay He also talks about how contrary to many people s beliefs that the Jehovah s Witnesses want to spread the Eden Fell good news of theirospel the main tenant of the Jehovah s Witness religion is to sell books pamphlets and their Watchtower magazine and that the members are reuired to keep records of the time they spend on this activity He talks about how the Watchtower purposely would try to create controversy and et members arrested to try to create sympathy for themselves so that people would buy books Scarily he details how the Watchtower sees itself becomeing a supreme world power controlling everything The author talks about how Jehovah s Witnesses live their life in a daze knowing nothing except what the Watchtower tells them He details their 6 step conversion plan to re. Als today Readers will learn as Schnell did that the Jehovah's Witness religion he had joined was anything but innocent For thirty years he was enslaved by one of the most totalitarian religions of our day his story of finally becoming free is riveting one of the most totalitarian religions of our and his story of finally becoming free is riveting will be alerted to the inner machinatio. Very ood insight into the workings of Jehovah s Witness This book oes into detail about the Jehovah s Witness religion from the days of Joseph detail about the Jehovah s Witness religion from the days of Joseph and how he transformed the religion into what it is today It is a must read for all who have left that religion or those who are doubting their faith in the Jehovah s Witness religion Overall this book is a ood historical record of the beginnings of the Jehovah s Witness religion The author The Fabulous Nell Gwynne gives his true account of having been a Bible Student the precursorroup to Jehovah s Witnesses for 30 years during the 1920 s 1930 s and 1940 s The author s family moved to Germany when he was 7 years old as an adult he became a Bible Student then returned to the US about 10 years after that He talks about different brainwashing techniues as well as techniues used to drive sincere Bible Students out the new Jehovah s Witness Garnet groups and then when he returned to the US he aided in implementing many of those same techniues in the Jehovah s Witnessroups here I learned a lot About The Jehovah S Witness the Jehovah s Witness that doesn t match their image ie while they. At first the Watchtower Society seemed harmless to William J Schnell even valuable as way to develop his faith in God and pass it on to others This book is Schnell's fascinating account of his involvement with the cult which effectively enticed him in the 1920s and continues to lure countless individu. .
Cruit new members aka sellers of their material At the end the author talks about his conversion to Christianity and the true freedom and love he has found He also ives tips on what to say and what not to say when talking with a Jehovah s WitnessIssues with the book it was hard to follow at times I m not sure if this is because most of the formative years of the author were spent speaking German or if writing just isn t his forte Also he left out many personal facts that would have made the story real For instance near the end of the book we find out he has a wife But In The Book He in the book he talked about dating etting married or whether he had any children Given that JW s often refuse to have anything to do with a family member who left the faith it would have been interesting to know how his family reacted to his leaving the faith Also this book detailing the author s experience nearly 70 years ago as a Jehovah s Witness is dated and can only provide a historical reference I liked it only in the respect that it made me aware of what the Watch Tower Society Jehovah s Witnesses are all about Especially Ns methods and doctrines of the Watchtower Society arming them to forewarn others and witness to their Jehovah's Witness friends relatives neighbors and the stranger at the door With than 300000 copies sold Jehovah's Witness
relatives neighbors and stranger at the door With than 300000 copies sold Years a Watchtower Slave is truly one of the classic testimonies of freedom from a powerful cu.Friends Relatives Neighbors And