Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jehovah's Witnesses

A widespread religious group who interpret certain passages in the bible, which they take as a literal record of God's word, as a prohibition of blood transfusion. Many have died after refusing critically needed medical treatment. Most doctors respect this view except when it is applied to young children.
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Religious Richard, a Jehova's Witness, admits his nerves will probably not let him attend the match, while Oracene will be 7,000 miles away in front of the TV because she can't stand the tension.
The rest will either have to embrace non-Trinity Christ faith (excluding the pseudo-Christ cults of Jehova's Witnesses and Mormon LDS) or Judeo-Sunni Islam for salvation.
He was involved in the kidnapping of foreign guests and workers of Sipadan Beach Resort in Sabah, Malaysia, in April 2000 and members of the Jehova's Witnesses in Patikul, Sulu, in August 2000.
People of all faiths joined forces outside Kingdom Hall where the Jehova's Witnesses meet.
He also arranged equity financing and an acquisition loan for Megalith Capital and Urban Realty Partners' residential project at the former Jehova's Witnesses building in Dumbo.
In 1937, the activity of Jehova's Witnesses was made illegal (Corneliu Pintilescu, Andrada Fatu-Tutoveanu, ,,Jehova's Witnesses in Post-Communist Romania: The Relationship Between the Religious Minority and the State (1989-2010)", Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies, vol.
We also handed them out to women on the streets of Windhoek and I felt a bit like I suppose Jehova's Witnesses feel, convinced of the message.