Q&A

Can Jws go to college?

Can Jws go to college?

Pew Research shows that only 9 percent of Witnesses get undergraduate degrees. That’s well below the national average of 30.4 percent and the lowest of any faith group. The likely reason for this trend is the religion’s official warnings against college.

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses allow oral?

No they cannot. They are forbidden by the Watchtower because it is debased or ‘perverted’. No they cannot. They are forbidden by the Watchtower because it is debased or ‘perverted’.

Do Jehovah Witnesses give tithes?

Jehovah’s Witnesses fund their activities, such as publishing, constructing and operating facilities, evangelism, and disaster relief via donations. There is no tithing or collection, but all are encouraged to donate to the organization.

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Why do Jehovah Witnesses not believe in the cross?

The cross. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Jesus did not die on a cross but on single stake. Modern Witnesses regard the Cross as a pagan symbol and do not use it, although it was accepted by the movement until 1931.

Should you join a fraternities or sororities?

There are real pros and cons to joining a fraternity or sorority. If you’re thinking about rushing, pledging, or doing anything that involves a wooden paddle besides rowing a boat, you need to read this first: Greek life enjoys a long and storied connection to higher education.

Do sororities and fraternities still have hazing?

Many new fraternity and sorority members, or “pledges,” submit to physical, emotional and psychological manipulation of this sort, regularly, in the name of joining Greek organizations. Hazing is technically forbidden, but the reality is that it still happens and is fairly widespread.

Are Delta Sigma Theta sororities Masons?

Quoted from the Candidate Syllabus of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority of 1990 (page 30): “The most direct line of descent from Greek societies to America is the Freemasons (called Masons). Historians of American fraternities and sororities trace most of our rituals, ceremonies, and rites to the Masons.

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Do fraternities and sororities have a culture of alcohol abuse?

Fraternities and sororities are social organizations and all social circles have cultures and sub-cultures. Far too often, Greek life harbors a culture of alcohol and drug abuse. This culture of abuse makes it easy for young, inexperienced drinkers to get into trouble in the name of acceptance.