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July 9, 2004
They're often in the news, and frequently at your door: Jehovah's Witnesses. Newspapers articles often refer to them as a "Christian denomination." However, the doctrines and practices of this religious movement clearly set it apart from historic, mainstream Christianity.
So what do followers of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society believe? Why do Christians reject their claims? What's this Bible version Jehovah's Witnesses use? Why does the 'Watchtower' keep such tight control over its followers?
Find out in this updated Apologetics Index entry (which also shows off our new design...):
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