Thirty years a Watch Tower slave

the confessions of a converted Jehovah"s Witness by William J. Schnell

Publisher: Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, MI

Written in English
Published: Pages: 207 Downloads: 379
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  • Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society -- Controversial literature

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Statementby W.J. Schnell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8526 .S35
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21213643M
LC Control Number56-13037

Ultimately, Thirty Years A Slave is an expression of Hughes’s desire to accurately describe the nature of the influence that the institution of slavery had on this country during the two hundred years in which it existed here, and the influence it continues to have on the heart and soul of a post-Civil War, postth Amendment United States/5().   Thirty Years a Slave provides a great deal of information about the complex relationships between slaves and masters, along with graphic accounts of the physical abuse slaves endured, and details about slave markets, slave religion, and the organization of plantation : The judgment day during which Christ and his , associates serve as judges occupies a full thousand years. — Rev. , 12, w74 5/1 pp. - The Watchtower— ###Behind the Scenes# is, therefore, both a slave narrative and Keckley's attempt to defend the motives behind the auction. However, the book's publication prompted an even greater public outcry, with the added racial subtext of white society's disdain for Keckley's audacity in .

Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years a Slave, And Four Years in the White House Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House (Penguin Classics) Twelve Years a Slave (the Original Book from Which the Movie '12 Years a Slave' Is Based) Leaving Jehovah's Witnesses and the Watch Tower after thirty-five. The Bible Student movement is a Millennialist Restorationist Christian movement that emerged from the teachings and ministry of Charles Taze Russell, also known as Pastor s of the movement have variously referred to themselves as Bible Students, International Bible Students, Associated Bible Students, or Independent Bible origins of the movement are associated with. recent years. Previous examples of narrative writing were autobiographical, purporting to convey the truth about ex-members’ experiences in the Watch Tower Society,1 and notable examples have been William J. Schnell’s Thirty Years a Watch Tower Slave (), Edmund. Behind the Scenes, Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House Elizabeth Keckley G.W. Carleton & Company, - African American women - pages4/5(11).

His thus becoming the Messiah or Anointed One at the age of thirty years occurred three and a half years before his sacrificial death for the sins of mankind. (Daniel , 25, 27; Luke ) ka chap. 6 pp. - God’s Kingdom Has Approached (ka). Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House New York: G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers, Summary Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (ca. ) was born enslaved in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, to Agnes Hobbs and George Pleasant. A fine book, great timely service Alvar: Thirty Years of Lithography Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years a Slave, And Four Years in the White House Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House Leaving Jehovah's Witnesses and the Watch Tower after thirty-five years of. lost dreams Lithography: Years of.   Book Two: THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THE TRADE 9 A Good Correspondence with the Blacks 10 The Black Slave Is the Basis of the Hacienda 11 Lawful to Set to Sea 12 He Who Knows How to Supply the Slaves Will Share This Wealth Book Three: APOGEE 13 No Nation Has Plunged So Deeply into This Guilt As Great Britain 14 By the Grace of God Book Four Brand: Simon & Schuster.

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30 Years a Watchtower Slave is Schnell's gripping account of the three decades he spent enslaved by Jehovah's Witness doctrines and methods. As you read his potent personal story, you will understand the true inner workings of the cult that enticed Schnell in the s and continues to lure countless individuals today/5(50).

William J. Schnell () was a Circuit Overseer for the Jehovah's Witnesses, who converted to Christianity and left the organization. He writes in the Foreword to this book (this is an abridged edition), "In writing this story of my thirty years of slavery /5(16).

It's a fascinating and uplifting story that will offer hope to all those seeking freedom from the oppressive hand of the leaders of the Witnesses. Its also a dire warning to Christians about the actual plans of the Watchtower Society. You will be glad you read this book.

30 Years a Watchtower Slave () by William Schnell5/5(3). THIRTY YEARS A WATCHTOWER SLAVE The Confession of a Converted Jehovah’s Witness Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan William J. Schnell was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, in He was taken by his parents on a trip to their homeland, Germany, and there stranded by the outbreak of World War I.

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At first, the Watchtower Society seemed harmless to William J. Schnell, even valuable as a way to develop his faith in G Brand: Baker Publishing Group. For thirty years he was enslaved by one of the most totalitarian religions of our day, and his story of finally becoming free is riveting.

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This book constitutes a step by step refutation of the basic doctrines of the Jehovah's Witnesses in the light of the Scriptures. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Thirty years a slave. From bondage to freedom. The institution of slavery as seen on the plantation and in the home of the planter. Summary Louis Hughes was born in Virginia (), but was sold () in the Richmond slave market to a cotton planter and his wife who lived on the Mississippi River.

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As you read his potent personal story, you will understand the true inner workings of the cult that enticed Schnell in the s and continues to lure countless individuals today/5(53). For thirty years he was enslaved by one of the most totalitarian religions of our day, and his story of finally becoming free is riveting.

Readers will be alerted to the inner machinations, methods, and doctrines of the Watchtower Society, arming them to forewarn others and witness to their Jehovah's Witness friends, relatives, neighbors, and /5.

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Thirty Years a Slave From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter: Autobiography of Louis Hughes Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution to the Civil War () Subject: African Americans -- Biography Subject: Slaves -- United States -- Biography Subject.

A friend introduced me to a book that was written by a former Jehovah's Witness called "Thirty Years a Watchtower Slave." I knew that my duty as a good Witness was to turn in my friend to the elders, for we were forbidden to read any anti-Witness material.

But in defiance, I read the book. Thirty Years A Slave - audiobook Louis HUGHES ( - ) Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a.

Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom by Louis Hughes. Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom is an example of a literary form known as "the slave narrative" or "captivity literature." This remarkable autobiography recounts the life of Louis Hughes, born a slave in Virginia, who secretly learned to read and write, and was later able to tell his : Louis Hughes.

LibriVox recording of Thirty Years A Slave, by Louis Hughes. Read by James K. White. Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a black slave woman. Throughout his life he worked mostly as a house servant, but was privy to the intimate details and workings of the entire McGee cotton plantation and empire.

Buy Thirty Years a Watch Tower Slave by W.J. Schnell (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : W.J. Schnell. On October 1,Watch Tower Society vice-president Frederick Franz addressed the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania corporation in Buckingham, Pennsylvania, stating that the legal corporation of the Watch Tower Society was an "agency" or "temporary instrument" used by the Governing Body on behalf of the "faithful and discreet slave".

Three weeks later, on Octo four additional men. William J. Schnell is the author of 30 Years a Watchtower Slave ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ), Jehovah's Witnesses' Errors E /5.

Louis Hughes Thirty Years A Slave: From Bondage to Freedom is one of those books. The facts of Mr. Hughes life, particularly its early challenges associated with slavery are presented in a Recognizing the human rights struggle of my own time, I am taking a look back at the abolition of slavery in the United States to specifically examine the /5.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: Ultimately, Thirty Years A Slave is an expression of Hughes’s desire to accurately describe the nature of the influence that the institution of slavery had on this country during the two hundred plus years in which it existed here, and the influence it continues to have on the heart and soul of a post-Civil War, postth Amendment United States.