From the Book: "Table of Contents"

Chapter Title Page
  Introduction 10
01 Jehovah`s Witnesses - Who are They? 15
02 The Legal Position of the Organization as an Association 18
02.01 ¬ Diagram of the Organization 31
03 A Corporation Under Public Law 32
04 Changed Viewpoints - Development of Knowledge 33
05 The Watchtower 37
06 The Organization as a Religious Association 39
07 The Congregation 41
08 Elders and Their Appointment 41
09 The Circuit 43
10 The District 45
11 The Branch Office (Bethel) 45
12 The Zone 49
13 Everyday Life of a Jehovah´s Witness 50
13.01 ¬ Family 50
13.02 ¬ The Job 51
13.03 ¬ Recreation 52
13.04 ¬ Leisure Time 52
13.05 ¬ The Watchtower Bible Study 52
13.06 ¬ Congregation Book Study 54
13.07 ¬ Theocratic Ministry School 54
13.08 ¬ Bible Study with Interested Persons 55
13.09 ¬ Conventions 54
13.10 ¬ House-to-House Ministry 57
13.11 ¬ Magazine Service 58
13.12 ¬ Service Week 58
13.13 ¬ Service Meeting 58
14 The Bible, Focal Point and Main Textbook 59
14.01 ¬ The Hermeneutics of the Witnesses 62
14.02 ¬ The Bible of Jehovah`s Witnesses 69
15 The Religious Beliefs of Jehovah`s Witnesses 75
15.01 ¬ Doctrinal Stumbling Block 77
16 Baptism by Immersion 78
17 Attitude Towards the State 83
18 Attitude Towards the Churches 86
18.01 ¬ Religion 87
18.02 ¬ What JW Require of the True Religion 88
19 Life in the Diaspora 89
20 Spiritual Food 89
21 Biblical Training 93
22 Missionary Service 94
23 Marriage 97
24 Sexuality 98
25 The Hope: A Promised "Paradise" 101
26 "Everlasting Life" - a Worthwhile Prize 102
27 Attitude Towards Traditional Festivals 104
27.01 ¬ Birthday 104
27.02 ¬ Christmas 107
27.03 ¬ Easter 108
27.04 ¬ New Year`s Eve / New Year 108
28 Jehovah God 109
29 The Purpose of Life 115
30 The Soul 118
31 Death 120
32 Blood 121
33 The Ten Commandments and a New Commandment 124
34 Jesus Christ 126
34.01 ¬ Statements by Scholars 128
34.02 ¬ Jesus` Death, a Ransom Sacrifice 130
35 The Cross 133
36 Jesus Christ`s Enthronement in 1914 134
37 Trinity 137
38 Armageddon 141
39 Calculation Formulas 143
40 The Resurrection 145
41 Satan 151
42 What Does the Church Mean When it Talks About the Devil? 153
43 Creation 155
43.01 ¬ The World 155
43.02 ¬ The Earth 157
43.03 ¬ The Heavens 157
44 Evolution 158
45 How Jehovah`s Witnesses View the Churches 162
46 Three Church Warning Leaflets 163
46.01 ¬ "Sects Teachers of False Doctrines and Seducers of Faith" 163
46.02 ¬ Regional Bishop Hirschler Asks Questions 166
46.03 ¬ "Key Word: Jehovah`s Witnesses" 169
46.04 ¬ "Jehovah`s Witnesses at the Front Door" 171
47 Church Literature on Sects 173
48 The Churches` Ecumenical Attempts 174
49 The Witnesses` Attitude Towards Ecumenicalism 175
50 People Leaving Church 176
51 The Witnesses` Criticism 180
52 Questions to Jehovah`s Witnesses 185
53 Reply From the Branch Office 186
54 Answers and Comments to Questions Still Open 188
55 Psychological Terror 189
56 Summary 195
57 The Author`s Personal Considerations 200
58 Three Thoughts as Concluding Comments 204
59 References 209
60 Index 212