Knock Knock Who's There?: The Truth About Jehovah's Witnesses (英語) ペーパーバック – 2013/8/24
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This is the story of a young man who was raised as a Jehovah's Witness, seemingly destined to spend the rest of his life following the instruction of God's 'Spirit Directed Organisation'. He soon came to discover however, that things were not as they had first seemed.Following a patch of doubt and subsequent in-depth investigation into the religion, the young man began to realise that the things he had previously accepted without question no longer made sense. His eyes were opened to the various powerful methods that were, and still are being used to control the minds of the faith's followers.The story contained within these pages describes the authors life, from his upbringing as a Jehovahs Witness, his struggles along the way, and the challenges he faced as he tried to break free. His extensive research into the religions history is also documented, including apparent accounts of questionable teachings and manipulative methodologies.
Anthony James lives in Essex, England and is an admirer of all things good, clever, and beneficial. Two tips for life: Knowledge is essential to progression / Fear is a hindrance and those who live in fear die a thousand deaths. Overcome fear and you take life by the reigns.
For all the sincere belief many of its members have, I find it sad that they have such a horrible view of the world and the people in it. I am happy for the author - his leaving the JW seems to have made him happier.
I have said before, a true good religion should stand up to questioning and in fact, should welcome it. Not just give authoritarian pronouncements and oppress its members to live us/them dynamics which never amount to good.