Fast Facts on Jehovah's Witnesses
JW statistics, history, beliefs and practices at a glance.
Jehovah's Witnesses; Jehovah's Witness; Jehova's getuigen; Testigos de Jehová
Founded by Charles Taze Russell, 1879, Pittsburgh
One God: Jehovah. No Trinity. Christ is the first creation of God; the Holy Spirit is a force.
No blood transfusions, no celebration of holidays, no use of crosses or religious images. Baptism, Sunday service at Kingdom Hall, strong emphasis on evangelism.
Memorial of Christ's death, celebrated annually. All Christian or other religious-based holidays are rejected as unbiblical and pagan.
New World Translation of the Scriptures
|Title||Fast Facts on Jehovah's Witnesses|
|Published||June 7, 2004|
|Updated||January 9, 2017|
|MLA Citation||“Fast Facts on Jehovah's Witnesses.” ReligionFacts.com. 9 Jan. 2017. Web. Accessed 21 Jan. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/|