a millenarian, actively proselytizing Christian sect founded by Charles T. Russell (1852-1916)
Origin of Jehovah's Witnessesname adopted after Isaiah 43:10, “Ye are my witnesses”
- A monotheistic and nontrinitarian Restoration Christian denomination founded by Charles Taze Russell in 1879 as a small Bible study group. Originally known as International Bible Students or Bible Students.
- plural form of Jehovah's Witness