The publications on this page were not produced or promoted by the Watch Tower Society.
|1823||The Even-Tide or Last Triumph
The first book that interpreted Daniel’s “seven times” as 2520 years, from 604 B.C. to 1917 C.E.
|2 MB||John Aquila Brown|
Chronology chart by Adventist founder William Miller, showing the 2520 years as lasting from 677 B.C. to 1843 C.E.
|1 MB||William Miller|
|1840||Miller’s Theory Utterly Exploded
with some other essays on the same subject, a critical book about Adventist teachings
|5 MB||Otis A. Skinner|
|1859||Tracts on Prophecy
including the chapter “The Three Worlds”, very similar to the book published later by N. H. Barbour and C. T. Russell
|7 MB||Horace Lorenzo Hastings|
|1863||The Last Times and the Great Consummation
Chronological book by famous pyramidologist Joseph A. Seiss who influenced Charles Taze Russell
|10 MB||Joseph A. Seiss|
|1867||Life and Work at the Great Pyramid
Basic work on pyramidology
|68 MB||Charles Piazzi Smyth|
|1870||A Poor Man’s Photography at the Great Pyramid
A discourse delivered before the Edinburgh Photographic Society
|1 MB||Charles Piazzi Smyth|
|1872||The Annihilation of the Wicked Scripturally Considered
Book describing God’s judgement
|2 MB||William McDonald|
|1873||Present Truth, or, Meat in Due Season
Jonas Wendell was a Second Adventist preacher living near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is best remembered as the preacher who rekindled faith in Charles Taze Russell, founder of the Bible Student movement and first editor of the Watchtower magazine (now published by Jehovah’s Witnesses). In this pamphlet, Wendell explains his belief that Christ would return to the earth in 1873. Adjusting the date slightly, Russell later taught that Christ returned invisibly to the earth in 1874.
|2 MB||Jonas Wendell|
|1874||History of the Second Advent Message and Mission, Doctrine and People
Wellcome, a member of the Advent Christian branch of Adventists, produced this first general history of the movement that had promoted the belief that the Second Advent of Jesus would take place on October 22, 1844. Though primarily a historical narrative of the Millerite movement and an important source of information about early Adventism, Wellcome’s work also includes much theological discussion.
|18 MB||Isaac C. Wellcome|
|1877||A Miracle in Stone or The Great Pyramid of Egypt
Basic work on pyramidology, often quoted by Charles Taze Russell
|6 MB||Joseph A. Seiss|
|1877||A Miracle in Stone or The Great Pyramid of Egypt (Text) Basic work on pyramidology, often quoted by Charles Taze Russell (text only)||1 MB||Joseph A. Seiss|
|1880||Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid
Another basic work on pyramidology
|17 MB||Joseph A. Seiss|
|1883||The Imaginary Metrological System of the Great Pyramid of Gizeh
Critical book on pyramidology
|8 MB||Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard|
|1884||New Measures of the Great Pyramid by a New Measurer
Morton Edgar’s copy of this basic work on pyramidology
|6 MB||Charles Piazzi Smyth|
|1884||The Theocratic Kingdom of our Lord Jesus, the Christ (Volumes I, III and III)
The book includes numerous references to C. T. Russell and N. H. Barbour; Volume III is dedicated to W. H. Conley, the first president of the Watch Tower Society
|65 MB||George N. H. Peters|
|1902||The Earth’s Annular System or The Waters Above the Firmament
The World Record Scientifically Explained
|27 MB||Isaac N. Vail|
|1903||A Record of the Debate Between Pastor C. T. Russell and Dr. E. L. Eaton
October 20-25, 1903, Carnegie Hall, Allegheny, PA; Taken from the Gazette articles
|1903||The Two Babylons
A book that is often quoted to support the claim that all (false) religion comes from Babylon.
|31 MB||Alexander Hislop|
|1905||A Word of Warning. Three of the “Blasphemies” of Millennial Dawn.
Tract showing that C. T. Russell is a “false prophet”
|1 MB||E. B. Hartt|
|1908||Where are the Dead?||3 MB||John Edgar|
A Public Discussion between Pastor Charles T. Russell (Millenial Dawn) of Allegheny, Pa., and L. S. White (Christian) of Dallas, Tex. Held at Music Hall, Cincinnatti, O., six nights, beginning February 23 and closing February 28, 1908. Fifth Edition, 1912
|1 MB||F. L. Rowe|
|1909-1911||News clippings of Pastor Russell’s sermons||5 MB||Charles Taze Russell|
|1909-1916||News clippings about Pastor Russell from The Brooklyn Eagle||6 MB||unknown|
|1913||Some Facts and More Facts about the Self-Styled “Pastor” Charles T. Russell (of Millenial Dawn Fame)
The history of the Libel Case “Pastor” Russell before the Courts
|1 MB||J. J. Ross|
|1914||End of All Kingdoms in 1914 – “Millenial Dawners'” 25 Year Prophecy
From the August 30, 1914 The World Magazine (first page only)
The prophetic message of the Seventh-Day Adventists and the chronology of Pastor C. T. Russell in the light of history and Bible knowledge
|7 MB||Aaron Nyman|
|1914||Sabbath Observance – An Answer to Seventh Day Adventism
A book published by The Covenant Publishing Co.
|1917-1942||News clippings about Judge Rutherford||7 MB||unknown|
|1917||Facts for Shareholders
Seventh Paper with reference to Harvest Siftings. Published by Watch Tower shareholders to uncover Rutherford’s takeover of the Society.
|1917||Light After Darkness
Another paper with reference to Harvest Siftings. Published by Watch Tower shareholders to uncover Rutherford’s takeover of the Society.
|1918||Another Harvest Siftings Reviewed
The author was involved in the schism at Watchtower headquarters in July of 1917 when the majority of the Board of Directors of the Watchtower Society sided against Watch Tower president J. F. Rutherford. Johnson wrote this booklet the next year against both the former Board members and Rutherford, critizing “Rutherfordism” in the Society.
|2 MB||P. S. L. Johnson|
|1918||Rutherford vs. the United States Trial
Background material and complete text of 1918 trial of J. F. Rutherford and seven other leaders of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society for violating the Espionage Act
|1919||The Great Pyramid Witness and the Biblical Plan of Salvation
A reply to the 1928 Watchtower articles rejecting pyramidology
|2 MB||Morton Edgar|
|1922||The School of The Prophets
Correct Use of the Organs of Speech, with Reading, Breathing and Physical Excercises and A Series of Skeleton Sermons For Use in Public, in Class Meetings and for Private Study, including “Leviticus parallels” for “Tabernacle” study
|7 MB||J. C. Larent, C. E. Stewart|
|1923||The Laodicean Messenger – His Life, Works and Character (3rd edition, text)
Memoirs of the Life, Works and Character of That Faithful and Wise Servant of the Most High God (Pastor Russell)
|1928||Aluminium Poisoning (2nd edition)
A book that has often been quoted in The Golden Age
|5 MB||Charles Truax Betts|
|1929||Seven Thunders of Millennial Dawn (Second Edition 1929)
Critique of teachings of Charles Taze Russell and J.F. Rutherford. After Russell and Rutherford both failed to make the years go through their hoop, why does the show keep on advertising them?
|1 MB||B. H. Shadduck|
A Resume of the Reasons That Lay Behind Jim Brown’s Manifesto (1940 edition). Tract is a reply to Rutherford’s tract Uncovered.
|1 MB||Richard Felix|
|1940||Judge – “for four days” – Rutherford
Tract exposing that J. F. Rutherford only was an “Acting Judge” for four days
|1 MB||Edward L. Curran|
Booklet printed by the Catholic Truth Society in Britain in 1940 in reply to publicity garnered by J.F. Rutherford’s visit to Britain in 1938 and his lecture Face the Facts. The material in the booklet was originally printed in the Catholic newspaper The Universe.
|1 MB||H. Thurston|
|1940||Newspaper reports “Armageddon, Inc”, “Peddlers of Paradise” and “Jehovah’s Travelling Salesmen”||8 MB||Stanley High, Jerome Beatty, Bill Davidson|
|1941||The Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses
A Tract for Religious Tolerance
|2 MB||American Civil Liberties Union|
|1943||Jehovah’s Witnesses and the War
A Tract for Religious Tolerance
|4 MB||American Civil Liberties Union|
|1959||Into the Light of Christianity
The Basic Doctrines of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Light of Scripture
|6 MB||William H. Schnell|
|1968||The Inside Story of Jehovah’s Witnesses
The author spent 15 years as a full-time worker and five years as a Circuit Overseer and was imprisoned for following the Witness’ teaching against military service. Written without bitterness, the book gives an overview of Jehovah’s Witnesses and discusses why people join the movement and why some leave the movement.
|4 MB||W. C. Stevenson|
|1969||Millions Now Living Will Never Die
A Study of Jehovah’s Witnesses
|5 MB||Alan Rogerson|
|1970||Apostles of Denial
An examination and exposé of the history, doctrines and claims of the Jehovah’s Witnesses
|15 MB||Edmond Charles Gruss|
|1979||The Gospel according to Jehovah’s Witnesses
This book faces up to the difficult task of pursuing the Witnesses’ defensive arguments to the last Scriptural text.
|4 MB||John Francis Coffey|
|1985||I Am A Witness
Testimony tract by Leonard and Marjorie Chretien. The Chretiens were Jehovah’s Witnesses for 22 years and are the authors of the book Witnesses of Jehovah and producers of the film by the same name.
|1 MB||Leonard & Marjorie Chretien|
|1987||Insights Into the Watchtower Society
Christian response to Jehovah’s Witnesses
|1988||Witnesses of Jehovah – A Shocking Exposé of What Jehovah’s Witnesses Really Believe
This book provides documentation for the movie Witnesses of Jehovah
|7 MB||Leonard & Marjorie Chretien|
|2009||How to Respond to the Jehovah’s Witness’ Publication “What Does the Bible Really Teach?”||1 MB||Wilbur Lingle|