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Witnesses of Jehovah - 1988
By Leonard and Marjorie Chretien

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"Witnesses of Jehovah: An Expose of What Jehovah's Witnesses Believe." This book provides documentation for the movie: "Witnesses of Jehovah." Permission to distribute on the Internet granted by the authors on September 10, 2008 provided the work is distributed freely with no changes in text.


Jehovah's Witnesses - 1990
By Maurice Barnett

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"Jehovah's Witnesses" by Maurice Barnett. Analysis of the history and doctrine of Jehovah's Witnesses by a Christian evangelist. Permission given for Internet distribution by the author dated July 18, 2009 provided textual integrity maintained.


Historical Idealism and Jehovah's Witnesses
By Thomas Daniels

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Did Watchtower publications predict the heavenly establishment of the Kingdom of God in 1914? Surveys original Watch Tower publications for the predictions for the year 1914 and the historical development of the chronology used by Jehovah's Witnesses. The essay considers how this historical development has been idealized in some publications of Jehovah's Witnesses. Permission to post on the Internet given by author on November 16, 2008.


Jehovah's Witness and Watchtower Doctrine Analysis

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A comprehensive critical analysis of doctrines and teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses. Permission granted by the author dated August 18, 2009 to distribute on the Internet provided textual integrity maintained.


The Inside Story of Jehovah's Witnesses - 1968
By W.C. Stevenson

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The author spent 15 years as a full-time worker and five years as a Circuit Overseer (with oversight of several congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses) and was imprisoned for following the Witness' teaching against military service. Written without bitterness, the book gives an overview of Jehovah's Witnesses and discusses why people join the movement and why some leave the movement. In Great Britain the book was entitled "Year of Doom -- 1975: The Story of Jehovah's Witnesses" which reflected the just announced predictions for 1975 in Watchtower publications. Permission granted for internet distribution provided no changes are made in text.


JW The Messenger - 1931
By Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society

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"The Messenger" dated July 25 & 26, 1931. 12 pages of text and pictures from historic convention newspaper published by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. This was the convention in Columbus, Ohio (USA) where the group adopted the name "Jehovah's Witnesses" as can be seen on the front cover (initials "JW" on the masthead). 2 pages of this newspaper contain pictures and text about Beth Sarim, the estate in San Diego, California built for the return of the "Princes" (Old Testament prophets). Watch Tower president Joseph F. Rutherford ("Judge Rutherford") used the property as his winter residence.