This is the first major study of the enigmatic religious society. By examining the Jehovah's Witnesses' dramatic recent expansion, Andrew Holden reveals the dependency of their quasi-totalitarian movement on the physical and cultural resources have brought about the privatization of religion, the erosion of community, and the separation of 'fact' from faith.

chapter |16 pages

The End is Nigh

chapter |16 pages

Finding a Home

chapter |24 pages

Rational Means to Rational Ends

chapter |21 pages

Returning to Eden

chapter |22 pages

Inside, Outside

chapter |25 pages

Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother

chapter |21 pages

The Fear of Freedom

chapter |5 pages