The Jehovah's Witnesses are often viewed as a cult due to various authoritarian practices among themselves such as shunning ex-members and refusing blood transfusions even if it causes death.
It is well known that HWA was heavily influenced by the Jehovah's Witnesses as he devised what became known as Armstrongism. Both the Watchtower Society and Armstrongism are offshoots of the Millerite Adventists of the 1830s-1840s.
Let's take a look.
The Watchtower Society was started up by white Americans in 1879 under the leadership of Charles Taze Russell, so naturally they portray Jesus as a white man. The main leaders of this organization such as Russell, Rutherford, Knorr and Franz, were mainly white. Even today the main leadership of this organization in Brooklyn, New York is still predominantly white.
On the contents page it is stated that this recruitment magazine has 57,761,000 issues in circulation in 106 languages.
There is an article stating that Jesus existed which every other church teaches as well (pp. 3-6).
While discussing this topic it slurs the Jewish rabbis who authored the Talmud as "Jesus' enemies".
This collection of Jewish rabbinic writings [the Talmud], dating from the third to the sixth centuries C.E., shows that even Jesus' enemies affirmed his existence. (p. 5.)It also states that the following will happen after the Millennium comes.
Wickedness, including greed and corruption, will be gone forever, along with ungodly people. (p. 6.)What a way for one to say that he or she does not want to hang out with people who religiously disagree
Watching the world talks about checking on e-mails less; ending over fishing in the Caribbean; and widespread violence in Brazil (p. 7).
There is a parenting article discussing how to teach sex to your children (pp. 8-9).
Then it discusses carbon (pp. 10-11).
Then it encourages people to show gratitude (pp. 12-13).
Then it features a profile on Aristotle. The topic is exploited to denigrate the Catholic Church, Luther and Calvin. (pp. 14-15).
Aristotle's notion that a stationary earth lies at the center of the universe became Catholic dogma. The teaching was also adopted by Protestant leaders, such as Calvin and Luther, who said it was biblical. (p. 15.)The Watchtower Society claims they are the one, true church and historical facts such as the widespread misconception that the Earth was at the center of the Universe is used to reinforce the idea that one must not join any other church aside from the Watchtower Society.
And on the back cover there is an article boasting of how videos from their website is being used in classrooms in South Korea.
And so the Watchtower Cult has produced another issue to try and get more people to join them and to encourage those who are already members to remain in it.