Wright— had decided they had erred in endorsing Rutherford's expanded powers of management, claiming Rutherford had become autocratic. Millions Now Living Will Never Die: A Study of Jehovah's Witnesses. Guest speakers come from Northern Ireland Pauline Ross , Serbia Dijana Milosevic , Argentina Claudia Bernardi and Uganda George Ongom. Rutherford 1911 In 1894 Rutherford purchased the first three volumes of Charles Taze Russell's series of Bible study textbooks from two who visited his office. However, the wisdom of following apostolic example and direction soon prevailed. Russell's , drawn up in 1907, had named the five people he wished to run the magazine after his death; Rutherford appeared only on a second list of five alternative members to fill any vacancies that arose.
In July, Rutherford gained a legal opinion from a corporation lawyer that none of his opposers were legally directors of the society. Ehn is a playwright, educator and theorist of contemporary theater. Soulographie is a durational performance event looking at 20th century America from the point of view of its relationship to genocides in the States the Tulsa Race Riot , in East Africa Rwanda, Uganda , and Central America Guatemala, El Salvador. Nevertheless, he persisted in moulding the Society to suit his own programme of activist evangelism under systematic central control, and he succeeded in creating the administrative structure of the present-day sect of Jehovah's Witnesses. Worldwide attendance of the annual Memorial of Christ's death fell from 90,434 in 1925 to 17,380 in 1928. Mary remained an active member of the Jehovah's Witnesses until becoming confined to her home in the years before her death in 1962 at age 93. Macmillan, however, related details of Rutherford's home preaching in 1905 or 1906 when he was baptized, and a 1975 article quoted several Witnesses relating their experiences with Rutherford in the house-to-house ministry in the 1920s.
No one took the day off to mourn. . The story is clear, the movement-choreography dignified, the original music moving. Former Jehovah's Witness and former member claimed there was no evidence Rutherford engaged in door-to-door ministry despite his assertion that it was a requirement and sacred duty of all Witnesses. In May 1926 Rutherford released his book Deliverance at the Bible Student's convention in , England later interpreting the event as the fulfillment of the 1335 days of Daniel 12:12. Ehn pointed out in a pre-curtain speech on opening night, most of the works have been produced elsewhere, but they have never before been presented as a group.
Otherwise they would know from its columns that we are not looking forward to 1925, nor to any other date. He wrote twenty-one books and was credited by the Society in 1942 with the distribution of almost 400 million books and booklets. He certainly didn't do any electioneering or canvassing for votes, but I guess he was doing some worrying, knowing if he was elected he would have a big job on his hands. Their only child, Malcolm Cleveland, was born on November 10, 1892. All are emerging Ugandan and American artists and cultural makers.
In some of the chapters of Revelation on which Russell left no comments his imagination wandered free. In a 1931 book he linked the post-1919 rise of that encouraged equality of the sexes with satanic influence, and claimed the custom of men to women or standing when a woman approached was a scheme of the devil to turn men from God and indicated an effeminate streak in men who practiced the custom. Biography Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew is a theatre designer for theatre, opera, dance, music performances and installation. Ehn's Soulographie: Our Genocides, a series of 17 plays, was presented as a two-day marathon at in 2012. Trips to Guatemala, Serbia, and, later, to Rwanda and Uganda solidified the subject matter for Ehn, and for the last 20 years genocide has been a constant theme in his plays. He was thoroughly convinced that what he had to say was the truth and that it was a matter of life and death. In its extremity, genocide is a provocative lens through which to ask what might be required of its spectators and what is at stake when we speak of emancipation.
Jeanette received the Bel Geddes Design Enhancement award for her lighting and projection design for Ludic Proxy. The Editorial Committee was dissolved in 1931, after which Rutherford wrote every leading article in The Watch Tower until his death. Memorial attendance figures did not surpass 90,000 again until 1940. He condemned the observance of traditional celebrations such as Christmas and birthdays, the saluting of national flags and the singing of national anthems. The 1290-day period ended September, 1922. Woodworth, sought the Executive Committee's approval to produce a book about the prophecies of the books of and based primarily on Russell's writings. Events September 20-23 and 27-30 Yermedea Leeds Theatre, 77 Waterman St.
Wills states that Rutherford seemed to relish his descriptions of how completely the wicked would be destroyed at Armageddon, dwelling at great length on prophecies of destruction. To this we reply that in many cases they have not. We aim to create channels of dialogue through art and conversation. Erik Ehn, professor of theatre arts and performance studies, will bring a series of 17 of his plays, titled Soulographie: Our Genocides, to La Mama Experimental Theatre Club in New York in November. It was a theme that came to him when, shortly after graduate school, he found himself struggling to find meaning in his writing.
Guest speakers come from Northern Ireland Pauline Ross , Serbia Dijana Milosevic , Argentina Claudia Bernardi , and Uganda George Ongom. His play Maria Kizito is based on the 1994 and is the result of his research in that Central country. Some sources list his place of birth as , but according to his death certificate he was born in. Nor is their blood on anyone else's head, because they were told three times that to fight against God, or to tamper with His servant's bones even, would bring upon them the condemnation of the Lord. The plays will be performed in rotation, completing the cycle over the course of a nine-day marathon. She ranks second after God himself and all the gods and ancestors came to be through her.
In 1933 Rutherford claimed that abolishing elective elders was a fulfillment of the prophecy of 2300 days at Daniel 8:13—14, and that God's sanctuary the Watch Tower Society was thereby cleansed. By-laws passed by both the Pittsburgh convention and the board of directors stated that the president would be the executive officer and general manager of the Society, giving him full charge of its affairs worldwide. In March 1919 the directors were released on bail after an appeals court ruled they had been wrongly convicted; in May 1920 the government announced that all charges had been dropped. Troy over four nights in Los Angeles before an audience of 12,000, debating various subjects, including the state of the dead, hellfire and Christ's Second Coming. Rutherford married Mary Malcolm Fetzer of Boonville, Missouri on December 31, 1891. The couple separated after Joseph Rutherford became president of the Watch Tower Society. He established 1914 as the date of Christ's invisible return, asserted that Christ died on a , formulated the current Witness concept of as God's war on the wicked, and reinforced the belief that the start of Christ's millennial reign was imminent.