Flip flop alert...
OK TO RE-USE RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS FOR K.HALLS?
p. 27 Questions From Readers
Would it be a form of interfaith to purchase a building from another religious group and convert it into a Kingdom Hall?
[Picture on page 27] This
building, which was a synagogue, was
purchased and renovated into a Kingdom
NO: -- w99 3/15 p. 24 Building on Pagan Foundation
AMONG the many impressive
monuments that are visited by tourists to Rome, Italy, is the Pantheon. The
Pantheon was originally a pagan temple, a "place for all gods," which
is the meaning of the original Greek word. Today, it is still considered a
Roman Catholic church.
It ought to be obvious,
however, that changing the dedication of
a temple or the name of a celebration is not sufficient to transform the 'worship
of devils into the service of the true God.' "What agreement does God's
temple have with idols?" asked the apostle Paul. "'Get out from among
them, and separate yourselves,' says Jehovah, 'and quit touching the unclean
p. 31 Why the Chapels Are Closing
The list serves as an epitome of the collapse of religion's influence,
not only in Wales but in many parts of Europe. Sixty-eight chapels were listed as "now demolished." One that was not listed, in Penygraig, was
converted many years ago into a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for the
flourishing Rhondda Congregation.