Religious Views of Charles Taze Russell and their Reflection in the Teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Keywords: Trinity, Jehovah, soul, Millennium, second presence of Christ, immortality

Abstract

The article examines the religious views of the founder of the Watchtower Society, Charles Taze Russell, and their influence on the development of the doctrinal system of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The role of a religious leader in the eyes of his followers is described. The doctrines concerning the nature of the Divine, the name of God, human nature, the state of the dead, hell, the second coming of Christ, immortality and eternal life are illuminated. It has been established which views of Russell remained unchanged in the doctrines of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and which underwent a certain correction.

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Published
31.12.2021
How to Cite
OrlovskyiR. (2021). Religious Views of Charles Taze Russell and their Reflection in the Teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Eminak: Scientific Quarterly Journal, (4(36), 123-135. https://doi.org/10.33782/eminak2021.4(36).561
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World History and International Relations