∥ Paperback Download @Crisis of Conscience: The story of the struggle between loyalty to God and loyalty to one’s religion. For Free ⇂ Kindle Ebook By Raymond Franz ∠ The book goes far beyond recounting Franzs personal crisis It describes the much larger crisis that faces Jehovahs Witnesses worldwide. Christianity TodayA candid and uniquely informative view of the authority structure and inner workings of the religious organization known as Jehovahs Witnesses. the book is a poignant personal document, reaffirming the value of freedom of conscience, and inviting renewed attention to the classic problem of how this value is to be kept alive in the face of the perennial resurgence of bureaucratic and authoritarian structures. Dr Joseph F Zygmunt, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of ConnecticutIn past years, much literature about Jehovahs Witnesses of varying quality has been published with certain exceptions, it has been poor when judged from critical scholarly criteria A well documented work on the controversial movement has finally become available to the Witnesses and the public in general No serious scholar or reader, therefore, can now ignore the information presented by Raymond Franz.A common fault with authors who feel they have to disclose errorsreal or imaginedwithin a movement they later have been forced to break with, are feelings of hatred and bitterness You will find little of this in Crisis of Conscience To the contrary, the calm, objective tone awakens respect and admiration. Dr Ingemar Linden, Th.D., Dagen, Stockholm, SwedenRaymond Franz, formerly a Governing Body member of Jehovahs Witnesses, was part of the third generation in his family to join the Watch Tower Society, serving in various countries at nearly every level of the organizational structure Graduating from Gilead missionary school of Jehovahs Witnesses in 1944, Franz served in Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic until he was reassigned to Brooklyn headquarters in 1965 Thereafter as part of the headquarters staff, he worked in the writing department By 1971 he was invited to become a Governing Body member, serving as such until resigning in 1980 Franz shares an account that reveals the inner workings and the decision making processes of the Governing Body The final nine of his sixty years as one of Jehovahs Witnesses were spent on this central executive council Those years led to his crisis of conscience, which is the theme of this book. Crisis of Conscience: The story of the struggle between loyalty to God and loyalty to one’s religion.