Is there a distinction between living blood and non-living blood? When an Israelite ate blood (the flesh of an animal that had died on its own or was torn by another animal) why was the penalty a mere slap on the hand? Does the Apostolic Decree found at Acts 15:29 deal with a secondary issue that threatened the unity of the Christian congregation? Has leadership finally acknowledged the premise is myth?
A fresh look at the law Jehovah gave to Noah. What was really being prohibited and for what reason? How should this affect our thinking today?
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe their stand on blood transfusions has resulted in a blessing for them and the health care community at large. Benefits have come, but was this because of a blessing from Jehovah? The evidence would suggest otherwise.
Covering the time when Witness leadership began to enforce the “No Blood” doctrine. Did the Watchtower use outdated medical knowledge so support their directive?
Exploring the earliest history of the JW “No Blood” doctrine and the often bizarre medical advice spawned by the pen of Golden Age/Consolation editor, Clayton J. Woodworth.