The watchtower bible and tract society of pennsylvania
Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (Author of What Does The Bible Really Teach?)
Watchtower Bible and Tract Society
It is the main legal entity used worldwide by Jehovah's Witnesses to direct, administer and disseminate doctrines for the group and is often referred to by members of the denomination simply as "the Society". The organization was formed in as Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society for the purpose of distributing religious tracts. On February 16, , Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society was formed in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, United States, for the purpose of organizing the printing and distribution of religious tracts. William Henry Conley , a Pittsburgh industrialist and philanthropist, served as president, with Charles Taze Russell serving as secretary-treasurer. Paton and W.
A number of corporations are in use by Jehovah's Witnesses. They publish literature and perform other operational and administrative functions, representing the interests of the religious organization. The oldest and most prominent of their corporation names, "Watch Tower Society", has also been used synonymously with the religious organization of Jehovah's Witnesses, even in their own literature. It is the main legal entity used worldwide by Jehovah's Witnesses , often referred to as "The Society". It holds the copyrights of most literature published by Jehovah's Witnesses. The society was founded in with William Henry Conley , a Pittsburgh businessman, as the first president and Charles Taze Russell as secretary-treasurer.